|The papers of Leslie Wilfrid Brown, reflect broadly the two main spheres of his missionary career, ie. the church of South India and the church in Africa, particularly, Uganda. The majority of the collection consists of printed papers but also includes newspaper cuttings, correspondence, memoranda and notes made by Leslie Wilfrid Brown.
|Leslie Wilfrid Brown (1912-1999) studied at Birkbeck College, London and St John's Hall, Highbury before being ordained as a priest in 1936. He was accepted for missionary work by the CMS in 1937 and sailed for Travancore , South India, in 1938. The following year he married Dr Winifred Megaw. They worked in South India until 1952 when Rev Brown transferred to the Africa Group and was appointed bishop of Uganda and in 1960 became Archbishop of the Province of Uganda until his retirement in 1965.
|Deposited with the CMS in March 1978 and transferred to the Special Collections Department in July 2003