Summaries of letters written by Rev & Mrs William Luddington to their daughter

Scope and Content

Summaries of letters written by Rev & Mrs Luddington (although mainly the latter) to their daughter, Minnie, from December [18]86 until April 1888. Discuss family matters, travel in Europe, journey to Fernando Po [Bioko, Equitoreal Guinea], missionary work, their colleagues, local population, weather, public and private health, etc.

Administrative / Biographical History

Rev William Broadbent Luddington (1843-1888) served the Primitive Methodist Missionary Society as a missionary in Fernando Po [Bioko, Equitoreal Guinea] between 1873 & 1874, 1879 & 1881 and 1887 & 1888.

Ruth Hannah Luddington (née Mitchell) (1842-1888) served alongside her husband in Fernando Po [Bioko, Equitoreal Guinea].

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Acquisition Information

Gift, accepted on behalf of the Methodist Church, from Mrs M Knight, November 2004

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

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Location of Originals

With descendants