Order with this ReferenceMMS/Special Series/Biographical/New Zealand/FBN 33 & MMS/Special Series/Biographical/South Seas/FBN 37
Ref NoMMS/17/02/10/01
TitleMiscellaneous
Date(s) of Creation1816-1861
Level of DescriptionSub-Sub-Series
Extent4 items
Held at:SOAS University of London
Custodial HistoryPhotocopies of the Whiteley letters were received by the MMS from Mr N A Morris in 1969.
Leigh hymn book presented to Museum of Methodist Antiquities by Mr Cheetham of Manchester, 9 November 1882.
DescriptionJohn Wesley's 'A Collection of Hymns for the use of the People called Methodists' (London, 1816) as owned by Samuel Leigh (1782-1852). Faded pencil notes at the start of volume and note from 1821 re Leigh being in New Zealand. (FBN 37, fiche 1676-1684).
Extracts from the diary of Nathaniel Turner (1793-1864), 1829. Covering the months of April to June when he was stationed at and Nukvalofa [Nuku Ľalofa], Tonga, with [William] Cross. Records visits to Tofua and Boula, a visit by naval officers, sermons, conversions and baptisms, congregation sizes, literacy and need for more staff (FBN 37, fiche 1671).
Manuscript entitled 'Memoir of the Revd John Polglase, Missionary to Fiji' by John Smith Fordham, 31 January 1861 (FBN 37, fiche 1685).
Photocopies of six letters written by Rev John Whiteley (1806-1869) in New Zealand (mainly whilst at Kawhia) to his parents, 1833-1859. (FBN 33, fiche 1441).
Access StatusTemporarily Closed
Conditions Governing AccessOnly to be viewed on microfiche
CopyrightCopyright mainly held by Methodist Missionary SocietyApply to SOAS Archives & Special Collections in the first instance
Language(s) of MaterialEnglish
Existence & Location of OriginalsThe original letters written by Whiteley are held by the The Alexander Turnbull Library at the National Library of New Zealand.
Access Points - Places
Place CodePlace Name
4032283Tonga
2205218Fiji
2186224New Zealand
4032402Nuku'alofa
6255151Oceania
2180293Waikato
4032294Tofua Island
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