Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC655
TitleAccession 655: Papers of Rev F E Lucey
Extent2 boxes
DescriptionThis collection comprises school annual reports and various maps, booklets and cuttings on Kashmir which relate to the career of Rev F E Lucey, vice-principal of the Tyndale-Biscoe School, Srinagar, Kashmir
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 HistoryFrancis Edward Lucey (1877-1956) was born in Henley-on-Thames. On graduating from Worcester College Oxford he was ordained and appointed to a parish in Rainford, Lancashire. In 1905 he was accepted by the CMS as a missionary in North India. Later that same year he sailed for the Punjab and Sindh Mission where he took up the position of vice -principal at the Tyndale Biscoe School, Srinagar in Kashmir. In 1907 he married Helen Bridger but by 1913 Rev Lucey was forced to resign due to her ill health. After her death in 1914 he was reaccepted by the CMS to his former post. In 1915 he married Winifred Saxby. The couple remained in India until 1921 when they returned to England and retired to Cornwall. Rev Lucey died there in 1956.

Reference: Register of CMS Missionaries unpublished manuscript addition 1905-1908
Custodial HistoryDeposited with the CMS September 1991
Related MaterialThe Special Collections Department holds the Church Missionary Society Archive, the official archive of the society which includes papers relating to Francis Lucey's service as a missionary.


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