'Methodism Caenwood & Lyndhurst Church'

Scope and Content

Material relating to Lyndhurst Church, Jamaica, and the Rev John Poxon who served there. Papers include Methodist Church in the Caribbean and Americas statements of thanks for his service, 1976; photograph of ?synod; cuttings, service sheets, etc re dedictaion of Church Hall, 1938-1939; newspaper cuttings relating to various church events (e.g, harvest festival); article on 'The birth of Lyndhurst Church, 1956; photograph of sunday school attendees; copies of 'Lyndhurst News' 1931-1932.

Administrative / Biographical History

Rev John Poxon (1910-2001) served the (Wesleyan) Methodist Missionary Society in their Honduras District (from 1932 to 1933) and then in Jamaica until 1976 (from 1967 under the auspices of the Methodist Church in the Caribbean and Americas).

Access Information


Acquisition Information

Transfer from Peter Forsaith, curator of the the Wesley Historical Society library and art collections, Oxford Brookes University, November 2003

Archivist's Note


Conditions Governing Use

For permission to publish, please contact Archives & Special Collections, SOAS Library in the first instance

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