Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC716
TitleAccession 716: Papers of Henry Dallimore
Extent9 volumes, 8 folders, 2 bundles
DescriptionThe papers of, CMS missionary, Henry Dallimore including his diaries 1915-1917, 1923, 1929; papers relating to educational matters, reports, correspondence, addresses, talks and sermons. Also included are photographs of Christ's School Ado Ekiti , pupils,staff and old boys. PART OF THIS COLLECTION HAS BEEN RETAINED BY THE CMS AND SO IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR CONSULTATION AT THE CADBURY RESEARCH LIBRARY. IT IS CURRENTLY HELD AT THE CROWTHER CENTRE FOR MISSION EDUCATION AT CMS IN OXFORD AND ENQUIRIES ABOUT ACCESS SHOULD BE MADE TO THE CMS ARCHIVIST, KEN OSBORNE (; Tel: 01865787553)
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 HistoryHenry Dallimore (1885-1970) CMS missionary 1914-1947 was born at Aughton, Lancashire in 1885. He graduated from Liverpool University BA in 1908 and MA in 1909. He trained for the ministry at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford and was ordained in 1912. After serving as a curate in Liverpool he was accepted as a CMS missionary and was located to the Sierra Leone mission as Principal of Freetown Grammar School. In 1922 he was transferred to Oyo in the Yoruba mission and then to Ado Ekiti in 1929. During his time in Oyo he married, fellow missionary, Dorothy Agnes Nash. In 1931 he was appointed archdeacon in the Lagos diocese. In 1943 he was installed as an African chief with the title Akuago. He retired from CMS service in 1947 and returned to England.

Reference: Register of CMS Missionaries unpublished manuscript addition 1911-1914
Custodial HistoryDeposited with the CMS November 1993
Related MaterialThe Special Collections Department also holds the Church Missionary Society Archive, the official archive of the society which contains material relating to Henry Dallimore's missionary service.


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