Notes on Trincomalee Methodist Church [Sri Lanka]

Scope and Content

Brief notes (2 pages), perhaps written in 1963, regarding property, evangelism, local taxes, etc, [in or near Trincomalee Methodist Church] between 1906 and 1916.

Typed memoir (7 pages) entitled 'Between the Jungle and the Sea' possibly written by Tony Bennett, probably late 1950s. Describes Trincomalee including dockyards and Royal Navy, Christianity in the area (particularly Methodism), life of a missionary and his family, services and sunday school, Royal Navy school for children, lay contributions.

Envelope which held material sent to Rev L J Julian at Trincomalee in August 1963.

Administrative / Biographical History

Rev Antony S Bennett (fl 1920-1966) served the Methodist Missionary Society as a missionary in Sri Lanka from 1954 to 1958

Rev Lewis James Julian (1926-1999) served the Methodist Missionary Society as a missionary in Sri Lanka from 1953 to 1988

Access Information

Open

Acquisition Information

Gift, accepted on behalf of the Methodist Church, from Mrs Mary Julian (via Rev John R Pritchard)

Archivist's Note

Catalogued

Conditions Governing Use

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