I have just been told that my ATKINSON family contributed large amounts of
money for the building of Thoburn Methodist Church in Calcutta and the front
pew was kept for the use of the ATKINSON family and had the family name on
I have never heard of this church before, although I found the name on an
invoices for family burials in 1945 & 1947, together with the name of the
minister, Rev A E ATKINSON.
Does anyone know anything about this church?
My late father in law was baptised at Thorburn Methodist Church, but I have
no information about it. If any comes your way, especially an address or
photograph, could you please share the information?
Pauline Kirschner in Oz