A short record of the life and missionary work of the Reverend Stephen Mark Creagh & Mrs Creagh in the Loyalty Islands, 1853-1901

Scope and Content

Account written by Annie C. Creagh, for the grandchildren of Rev Stephen Mark Creagh.

Administrative / Biographical History

Stephen Mark Creagh (1826-1902) served as a missionary with the London Missionary Society in the South Seas, 1853-1901. He was appointed to the Loyalty Islands, and was stationed at Neché from 1854, where he established a mission press. From 1870 he was stationed at Lifu, until his retirement in 1886. His first wife, Susan Anna Peek, died at Maré in 1855. He remarried in 1858, to Saran Ann Buzacott, daughter of the LMS missionary Aaron Buzacott. Stephen Creah died in 1902.

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Custodial History

Donated to Council for World Mission by W. N. Gunson, 1959.