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LevelFile
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC109 F1
TitleDiary of J. P. Nickisson: 'From Mombasa to Mengo'
Extent1 volume
Date1892-Jan 1893
DescriptionAn account of a journey of 750 miles through Central Africa made by a missionary party led by Bishop A. R. Tucker, 26 September - 23 December 1892 [the first after the death of Bishop Hannington]. Illustrated with plans, photographs and drawings.

The other members of the party included: Dr E. J. Baxter, E. Millar, R. H. Leakey, C. A. Gunther, A. B. Fisher, J. P. Nickisson, W. A. Crabtree and Mr Foster.

Route included: Freretown, Rabai, Mwacha, Magi Chumri, Taro, Mti wa panga, Taita, Vyo, Ndi, Athi, Mtoto Andei, Mataliko, Kibwazi, Mickendune, Noange, Nzawi, Gilungu, Walhome, Machakos, Lanjora; Athi, Fort Smith, Naivasha, Gilgal, Nakuru, Ngare, Busoga, Mengo;

The illustrative material includes:
page 40: drawings of a Kikuyu warrior;
pages 66-67]: walled village of Kavirondo;
page 68a: photographs of Chief Mumias;
pages 73-74: a list of marches from Freretown to Mengo;
page 72: description of the finding Bishop Hannington's remains.
Access StatusOpen
Related MaterialSee also CMS/ACC246.

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