Scope and Content

Statistical returns from mission fields. Statistics are recorded by district and are grouped into 'Evangelistic and Church' (recording the names of missionaries and other 'foreign workers' - non-indigenous - and the character of their work, name of the station, numbers in the congregation, members of the Christian Community including numbers of communicant members and other adherents, church workers including ordained and unordained men and women, Sunday Schools including the numbers of teachers and scholars, and finance from grants and amounts raised locally), 'Educational' (recording the numbers of students in schools and colleges, including teacher training, and finance), and 'Medical' (recording the number of hospitals, dispensaries and beds, numbers of in-patients and out-patients, numbers of missionary staff, numbers of nationals including qualified doctors and nurses and nurses in training, trained assistants and non-medical evangelistic staff, and finance).


This series was found as a discrete grouping of returns from various mission fields. Statistics for earlier periods do not appear to survive in this form within the archive.

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