|Administrative History||Agnes Jane Lees (1882-1971) was born in Birmingham and educated at King Edward's School, Birmingham. She was employed as a clerk. Accepted as a CMS missionary in 1915, she sailed for service in West India on the S.S. 'Persia'. The ship was torpedoed by an enemy submarine in the Mediterranean on 30 December. After being rescued, she landed in Alexandria and proceeded to Biladia. She served at Biladia from 1916, Kotra from 1928, and Lusadia from 1935. She retired to England in 1947.|
Reference: Manuscript register of missionaries (Women 1915-1918) held in the CMS archive.
|Custodial History||Deposited with the CMS in 1969. Transferred on permanent loan to the University of Brimingham: Special Collections by the CMS in the 1980s.|