Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC923
TitleAccession 923: Papers relating to William Gladstone Walton
Extent1 folder
DescriptionPapers relating to William Gladstone Walton, a CMS missionary in Canada known as 'Reindeer Walton' comprising biographies and copies of family photographs and documents
ArrangementThis collection forms part of the Church Missionary Society Unofficial Papers. It is arranged into one series: Family Papers
Access ConditionsAccess to all registered researchers
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 HistoryWilliam Gladstone Walton (1869-1948) of Birmingham was educated at King Edward VI School. He was admitted to the CMS Preparatory Institution in June 1890 and then to the Church Missionary college in May 1891. In April 1892, he was assigned to the North-West America Mission and left England in June. He was ordained as deacon in September 1892 and priest in March 1894 by the Bishop of Moosonee. He was stationed at Fort George for most of his missionary service and retired in 1925. He married Daisy Alice Spencer in 1896. She died at Ontario on 21 April 1948. William Walton died at Ontario on 25 May 1948.

Source: Register of missionaries (clerical, lay & female) and native clergy from 1804 to 1904 (Church Missionary Society, 1905); amd manuscript addition to the register
Related MaterialSpecial Collections holds the Church Missionary Society Archive, the official archive of the society (GB 0150 CMS), which includes papers relating to William Walton's service as a CMS missionary.


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