|Administrative History||Charlotte Henrietta Ramsden (1876-1952) was born in India and after attending Bengal University she held teaching posts in Poona and Jabalpur. From 1903-1912 she was headmistress of the elementary school in Ghaziabad. She was accepted by the CMS as a missionary in 1915 and took up a post in the Normal School, Benares. She also worked in Meerut (1918-1921), Muttra (1922-1929) and Aligarh (1929-1935). She retired in 1940 and returned to England after the partition of India in 1947. She died at Camberwell in 1952.|
Reference: Register of missionaries (clerical, lay & female) and native clergy from 1804 to 1904 (Church Missionary Society, 1905), CMS archives;
unpublished manuscript addition (Women 1915-1918)
Mary Jessie Evelyn Miles (1912-1999) was a teacher of physical education before being accepted as a CMS missionary and sent to Kabete in the Kenya mission in 1939. She served there until 1961.
Major Harry John Wadham (b.1899), had a long military career starting when he enlisted ion 1915. He left the army in 1945 but continued to work in administration and welfare services including a post with the Control Commission for Germany in Berlin. In 1954 he applied to the CMS for missionary service and was offered a post on short service agreement as bursar at the Rural Training Centre at Asaba in Nigeria. He held this post until 1956 when he returned to England.
References: Records of the Church Missionary Society
|Custodial History||Transferred from St Alban's CMS depot and held in missionaries' luggage store prior to 1966.|