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missions at home

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Ranyard [née White], Ellen Henrietta (1810-1879), home mission worker

POPE, Henry John (1836 - 1912), General Secretary of Wesleyan Home Missions from 1897

The Civilising Mission and the English Middle Class, 1792–1850: The ‘Heathen’ at Home and Overseas

SANGSTER, William Edwin Robert (1900 - 1960), Secretary Emeritus Home Mission Department of the Methodist Church; President of the Methodist Conference, 1950

YOUNG, John (1844 - 1930), Moderator of General Assembly of the United Free Church of Scotland, 1910; Home Mission Secretary, 1889–1916

WISEMAN, Frederick Luke (1858 - 1944), Minister of Wesley’s Chapel, London, since 1940; Deputy Treasurer of the Home Mission Department, Methodist Church

DAVISON, Leslie (1906 - 1972), General Secretary, Home Mission Department of the Methodist Church, since 1965 (Secretary, 1957–65)

MARTIN, Thomas (1856 - 1942), Parish Minister of Peebles, retired; Home Mission Convener of Church of Scotland, and Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland for the year 1920–21

JACKSON, Blomfield (1839 - 1905), Prebendary of St Paul’s Cathedral from 1899; Examining Chaplain to Bishops of St Albans, (Festing) 1894, (Jacob) 1903; secretary to the London Diocesan Home Mission from 1895

BOYD, Sidney Arthur (1880 - 1966), retired as Consultant Surgeon to: Hampstead General Hospital; Belgrave Hospital for Children; Leatherhead Hospital; Mildmay Mission Hospital; Church Missionary Society (also Vice-Pres.); St John’s School, Leatherhead; Surgeon to St Luke’s Nursing Home for Clergy (also Trustee)

SQUIRE, Rose Elizabeth (1861 - 1938), Civil Servant (Home Office); retired, 1926; Member of Central Committee on Women’s Training since 1918, and of the Council of the Industrial Welfare Society; late Member of the Council of the Ranyard Mission, Russell Square, WC1, and Chairman of the Household Service Committee and League of the National Council of Women

PEARSE, Albert William (1857 - 1951), Managing Director of The Pastoral Review and Graziers’ Record, Melbourne and Sydney; Liveryman of Hon. Company of Master Mariners and Freeman of the City of London; President and Founder and Vice-Pres., Ancient Mariners League, Sydney; Member Master Mariners Assoc. of Australia; Vice-Pres. Church of England Homes, Burwood; Vice-President Toc H (NSW); Vice-President, Mission to Seamen, Sydney; Vice-President, NSW Bush Brotherhood; Vice-President Dr Barnardo’s Homes

VOELCKER, Arthur Francis (1861 - 1946), Consulting Physician, Middlesex Hospital; late Lecturer on Medicine, Middlesex Hospital Medical School; Consulting Physician, Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street; Hon. Physician, St Luke’s Hostel; Consulting Physician, Halwill Cottage Hospital, St Columba Hospital, Home for Working Girls in London, St Saviour’s Hospital, Surgical Aid Society and London City Mission; late Maj. RAMC (T); late Hon. Librarian (late President), Medical Society of London; late Examiner in Medicine, Conjoint Board, University of Aberdeen, Society of Apothecaries and University of Birmingham; late President, Section of Medicine, Royal Society of Medicine

BROWNE, Stanley George (1907 - 1986), retired; Director, Leprosy Study Centre, London, 1966–80; Consultant Adviser in Leprosy, Department of Health and Social Security and Hon. Consultant in Leprosy, UCH, 1966–79; Medical Consultant, Leprosy Mission, 1966–78 (Vice-President: England and Wales, since 1982; International, since 1985); Consultant Leprologist to: St Giles’ Homes; Order of Charity; Association of European Leprosy Associations; All-Africa Leprosy Training and Rehabilitation Centre, Addis Ababa, 1966–81; President, Baptist Union, 1980–81


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