Record

LevelSub-fonds
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC548
TitleAccession 548: Papers of Rev Alfred Sills
Extent3 files, 1 bundle, 2 items
Datec 1920s-1930s
DescriptionThis collections consists of family letters, lecture notes and sermons, newspaper cuttings and photographs
ArrangementThis collection forms part of the Church Missionary Society Unofficial Papers. It is arranged into one series: Family Papers
LanguageEnglish
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 Alfred Sills (1880-1937) was accepted for missionary work by CMS in 1907. He sailed for the Fukien Mission, Kienning, China in 1908 and was ordained the following year by the Bishop of Fukien. He continued his missionary work in China until his resignation from CMS in 1931. He married Susan Malcomson Jackson in 1912.
Reference: CMS Register of missionaries (manuscript, unpublished) Men 1908-1910
Custodial HistoryDeposited with the CMS in March 1985 and transferred to the Special Collections Department in 2005

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