Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC921
TitleAccession 921
Extent1 volume
DescriptionCopy of privately published biography of The Venerable Oomen Mamen, Archdeacon of Mavelikara, CMS missionary written by his great grandson
ArrangementThis collection forms part of the Church Missionary Society Unofficial Papers. It is arranged into one series: Miscellaneous Papers
Access ConditionsAccess to all registered researchers
Access StatusOpen
Administrative HistoryOomen Mamen (1830-1904) of Travancore, a Syrian Christian, attended Cottayam College. He was recruited as a CMS missionary in 1856 and was ordained as deacon in 1856 and priest in 1859 by the Bishop of Madras. He was stationed at Allepie,Mallapalli and Changanacheri. He translated sections from English Divines, printed under the title 'Spiritual Gems'. He became Archdeacon of Mavelikara. His son, Allumettel Oomen Matthai, was also a CMS missionary.

Source: Register of missionaries (clerical, lay & female) and native clergy from 1804 to 1904 (Church Missionary Society, 1905)
AcquisitionPresented by the author, January 2010


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