Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC600
TitleAccession 600: Papers of Bishop John Hind
Extent6 items
DescriptionThis collection consists of the passports of John Hind, bishop in Fukien, China and his wife, Dr Florence Winifred Hind together with photographs of the couple in their home in China.
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 HistoryCMS missionary, John Hind, was recruited and supported by the Dublin University Fukien Mission and sent out to China to start his missionary career in 1902. He was made bishop of Fukien in 1918 and held the appointment until his retirement in 1940. He married fellow missionary Alice Carpenter in 1904 but she died along with their infant daughter in 1908. He remarried in 1928 to Dr Florence Winifred Heyworth.

Reference: Register of missionaries (clerical, lay & female) and native clergy from 1804 to 1904 (Church Missionary Society, 1905) and Adam Matthew Publications Ltd online guide to microfilms of CMS archives.
Custodial HistoryDeposited with the CMS February 1989


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