Record

LevelFile
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)DA24/6/1
TitleCorrespondence with Paul Burrough
Extent1 file
Date1951-1970
DescriptionCorrespondence with Paul Burrough, priest with the Korean Mission, dated 30 Jun 1951 - 28 Oct 1970. Correspondence includes accounts of the St Nicholas Shelter, Pusan and Rev Burrough's work in Chung-ju. It also covers the period of a furlough, 1956-1957 and his later work in the UK as Bishop's Commissary.
Access StatusOpen
Administrative HistoryReverend John Paul Burrough arrived in Korea in June 1951, during the worst days of the Korean War when the Bishop was a prisoner and the Headquarters of the Church was exiled to Pusan in the extreme south. He was responsible for starting the St Nicholas Shelter for homeless children in Pusan, and was also associated with work amongst lepers in his parish of Chung-ju.

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