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Colenso, Harriette Emily (1847–1932), missionary and political activist, was born on 30 June 1847 at Tharston, Norfolk, the eldest daughter of John William Colenso (1814–1883), first bishop of Natal, and his wife, (Sarah) Frances Bunyon (1816–1893). She had two sisters and two brothers. Her sister ...

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Newton, Frances Emily (1871–1955), Arab apologist and missionary, was born on 4 November 1871 at Mickleover Manor, near Derby, the daughter of Charles Edmund Newton, banker, and his second wife, Mary Henrietta Moore (d. 1893). She and her numerous sisters were educated by a governess and brought up on strict evangelical principles. From an early age she took an active part in her mother's charitable works in the village, and later organized a youth club for local boys....

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Read, James (1777–1852), missionary in Cape Colony and political activist, was born on 3 December 1777, in Abridge, Essex, the son of Joseph and Susannah Read. A carpenter of little education, by early manhood he was a member of the Hackney church of the Anglican evangelical ...