Notes on Wesleyan Methodist women missionaries

Scope and Content

Handwritten and typed chronologically, probably mostly sourced from minutes, mainly focusing on the work of individual women (some Irish) involved in Wesleyan Methodist missionary work between 1864 and 1887. Latter material is on Miss Young and her disagreements with the Missionary committee. With transcripts of two of her letters written from Kandy, Ceylon [Sri Lanka] in 1884.

Administrative / Biographical History

Miss Rebecca Young served the Ladies' Committee of the Wesleyan Methodist Missionary Society in education in Ceylon [Sri Lanka] from 1882 until 1887.

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