West Africa

Scope and Content

Synod minutes are extant for Fernando Po (1933-1939), French West Africa (1925-), Gambia (1841-), Gold Coast (1842-), Nigeria (1878-) and Sierra Leone (1822-). Correspondence is available for Fernando Po (1932-1940), French West Africa (1925-), Gambia (1821-), Gold Coast (1835-), Sierra Leone (1811-), and Nigeria (1877-1902) with Eastern Nigeria (1932-) and also Western Nigeria (1902-). Photographic material (c.1870-c.1965) comprises images from the following districts: Sierra Leone, the Gambia, the Gold Coast, French West Africa, Fernando Po [Bioko, Equatorial Guinea], Eastern Nigeria and Western Nigeria.

Access Information

The majority of the collection is only available for consultation on microfiche. Only photographic material is currently available for beyond 1950.

Restrictions Apply

Other Finding Aids

Handlists to correspondence dating up to 1950 are available in the SCRR.

Archivist's Note


Conditions Governing Use

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