Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC406
TitleAccession 406: Papers of Rev. C.J.A. Burden
Extent1 file
Datec 1907-c 1925
DescriptionThis collection consists of typescript copies of papers describing Rev. Burden's life and missionary work in Uganda including a journal of itineration to various locations and a letter in which he refers to the famine in Budu.
ArrangementThis collection forms part of the Church Missionary Society Unofficial Papers. It is arranged into one series: Family Papers
Finding AidsA catalogue of this collection (forming part of the wider CMS/ACC unofficial papers catalogue) is available on the online archive catalogue. Click on the Finding Number to display the summary contents list of the catalogue and to view the full catalogue. A paper copy of this catalogue is also available for consultation at Special Collections.
Access StatusOpen
Administrative HistoryRev. Charles Burden (1881-1960) was accepted as a CMS missionary in 1906 and sailed for Kasaka, part of the Uganda mission, the same year. In 1912 he transferred to the mission station of Mukono and continued his work in Uganda until his final return to England in 1919. The following year he resigned from his missionary career. He died in 1960 at Tiverton, Devon.
In 1909 he married May Gertrude Couch whose sister, D.E.Couch, was also a CMS missionary in Uganda (List II no. 1031)
Reference: Register of missionaries: Men 1905-1907 (unpublished)
Custodial HistoryDeposited with the CMS in March 1979 and transferred to the Special Collections Department in July 2003
Related MaterialThe Special Collections Department holds the Church Missionary Society Archive, the official archive of the society (GB 0150 CMS), which includes papers relating to Rev. Burden's missionary work.


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