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Kidd, Samuel (1804–1843), missionary in Malacca and Chinese scholar, was born on 22 November 1804 at Welton, near Hull, and was educated at the village school in Welton. In 1818 he was sent to Hull, where his thoughts were directed towards a missionary career, and in 1820 he entered the ...


Latham, Jane Leeke (1867–1938), college head and missionary, was born on 3 August 1867 at Holbrooke Hall, Derbyshire, the home of the Revd William and Mrs Leeke, her mother's parents. She was the daughter of Edward Latham (d. 1883) and his wife, ...


Stewart, James (1831–1905), missionary and college principal in Africa, was born on 14 February 1831 at 5 South Charlotte Street, Edinburgh, son of James Stewart (d. 1852), a successful cab-owner who was deeply religious, and his first wife, Jean Dudgeon (d...