Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC674
TitleAccession 674
Extent1 folder
DescriptionPhotocopies of letters from Douglas Hooper, CMS missionary in East Africa, many to Mr Moule, 1886-1892 arranged chronologically
ArrangementThis collection forms part of the Church Missionary Society Unofficial Papers. It is arranged into one series: Miscellaneous 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 HistoryDouglas Arthur Lowndes Hooper (1862-1918) CMS Missionary East Africa Mission 1885-1917 was born in Clapham and educated at Harrow School and Cambridge University. He was accepted by the CMS as a missionary to East Africa in 1885 and was located to Uyui, Eastern Equatorial Africa. He was ordained by Bishop Tucker in 1890. In the same year he married, fellow CMS missionary Edith Baldey who died at Jilore only three years later. He married his second wife, medical missionary, Elizabeth Mary Wells, in 1895. Douglas Hooper died in January 1918 at Highbury.

References: Register of missionaries (clerical, lay & female) and native clergy from 1804 to 1904 (ChurchMissionary Society, 1905), and unpublished additions to this register in the CMS archives
Custodial HistoryDeposited with the CMS June 1992


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