Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC781
TitleAccession 781: Papers of Dr Theodore Leighton Pennell
Extent1 volume
DescriptionThe diary kept by Dr Theodore Leighton Pennell, CMS medical missionary Bannu Hospital Punjab and Sindh Mission
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 HistoryTheodore Leighton Pennell (d 1912) was accepted by CMS as an Honorary Medical Missionary and after qualifying F.R.C.S. in 1892 was sent to a post in the Punjab and Sindh mission, later taking up a post in the hospital at Bannu. In 1908 he married Alice Maud Sorabji (d 1957) M.B., B.S, Lond. In 1912 he died but his wife continued their work in Bannu until her resignation in 1925.

References: Register of missionaries (clerical, lay & female) and native clergy from 1804 to 1904 (Church Missionary Society, 1905) and Register of missionaries additional List I 1804-1892
Custodial HistoryDeposited with the CMS January 1999
Related MaterialThe Special Collections Department holds the Church Missionary Society Archive, the official archive of the society (GB 0150 CMS), which includes papers relating to Dr and Mrs Pennell's service with the CMS. See also CMS/ACC365.


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