Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC719
TitleAccession 719
Extent1 volume
DescriptionChapters from Rev Mark Bishop's reminiscences of his missionary career in Uganda entitled 'Unto All the World' which includes a copy of his Curriculum Vitae, photocopies of family photographs and the words to hymns which he composed.
ArrangementThis item 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 HistoryMark W Bishop was born in Exeter in 1920, graduated from Exeter College Oxford 1942 and then trained for the ministry at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford before being ordained in 1944. In 1945 he married Anne Graby and the couple were accepted by the CMS for missionary work in Uganda. They were assigned to Buwalasi Teacher Training College where Mark was the Chaplain and Theological tutor and Anne worked as a lecturer and later as Principal. After returning to England in 1956 Mark Bishop served as vicar in parishes in Yorkshire and Cambridgeshire before retiring in 1985.

Reference: Mark Bishop's Curriculum Vitae and reminiscences 1993
Custodial HistoryDeposited with the CMS August 1993
Related MaterialThe Special Collections Department also holds the Church Missionary Society Archive, the official archive of the society which contains material relating to Mark and Anne Bishop's missionary service.


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