Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC690
TitleAccession 690: Papers of James Blundy
Extent3 folders, 1 volume, 8 items
DescriptionThis collection includes birth and marriage certificates of members of the Blundy family, James Blundy's own certificates, licences and authorities to practise as a lay evangelist, family passports and a copy of James Blundy's will of 1914. There is also an album containing photographs, with captions, of James Blundy, missionary colleagues and scenes of daily life in China as well as a number of loose photographs relating to his missionary service 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, but subject to some access restrictions
Administrative HistoryJames Blundy (1873-1914) was born in Dent, Yorkshire and served as a Church Army Evangelist before being accepted by the CMS for missionary service in China in 1902. He worked firstly in Kienning, Fukien mission and in Sung-ki from 1906. He married Annie Helen Madeline Tapson in 1906.

Reference: Register of missionaries (clerical, lay & female) and native clergy from 1804 to 1904 (Church Missionary Society, 1905)
Custodial HistoryDeposited with the CMS January 1993


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