Well at least Andrew managed to get to the 4th posting with my name on it!
Apologies again to the list for trembly finger clicking.
I did wonder, as I typed 'Gibson girls' if anyone would think of the other
sort - is it age showing, Andrew?
However, come on folks! Missionaries from Canada (and the US) ... long
reports naming names, dates and places - there's a gold mine out there that
I never dreamed of, lurking in University and church records in North
So how do people on the 'other side of the pond' get to them?
Are there any GIBSON researchers out there? I know there must have been
several unconnected families with that surname, but ones with Baptist
history? Especially on the East coast around Cocanada (now called Kakinada)
from the 1870's to at least 1910?
Any Canadian people with Missionary forebears who went out single, and came
The Missionaries regularly stayed in Bangalore, Ooty and Burma, when
recovering from various health problems, and would surely have joined in
with local church activities.
My other names of interest are CLAPHAM, HONEY, De BEAUX, and lots
more....but GIBSON is a new'ish avenue to toddle down. I'm hoping to hear
lots of interesting replies!!
Ruth in wet Brum (Birmingham, England)
Ruth Croft wrote:
> "A History of the Mission of the Baptists of Ontario and Quebec, Canada,
> the Telegus, South India, 1867-1907."
> It refers to Canadian Missionaries who came to India, then would go back
> furlough and write reports on the Mission.<
> The address in Canada was:
> EASTWOOD BAPTIST CHURCH:40 Wood Street, Hamilton, Ontario. <snip>