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Lovedale


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A missionary educational centre in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. In 1824 missionaries from an offshoot of the LMS founded a mission station in the Tyume valley. In 1841 the Lovedale Institution was inaugurated there. Multiracial and co-educational, it became the leading institution for the training of Africans in the whole of Southern Africa until the Bantu Education Act of 1952 put an end to this work.

Subjects: Christianity.


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