OAKLEY, E. Sherman

OAKLEY, Edward (or Ebenezer?)  Sherman. Richmond, Yorkshire 24.12.1863/64/65? — Ranikhet near Almora 7.8.1934/35? (when 70). Rev. British Missionary in India. M.A. Son of Rev. Henry O. and his wife Mary. Studies at Glasgow, then theology at Airedale College, Bradford. Served London Missionary Society in Almora from 1888. Principal of Ramsay College…

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NOTTROTT, Alfred

NOTTROTT,  Carl Gustav Rudolf Eduard Alfred. Oppershausen, Thüringen 19.8.1837 — Westfalen 1924. Rev. German Lutheran Missionary in India. Studies at Halle, then left to India. During a furlough Ph.D. 1887 Leipzig. Hon. D.D. 1907 Halle. WW I forced him back to Germany. Married 1896 Louise Hahn, daughter of —> Ferdinand Hahn…

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NORTON, Albert Benjamin

NORTON, Albert Benjamin. Alabama, Genesee co. NY 21.3.1847 — Dhond 31.12.1923. Rev. U.S. Methodist Missionary in India. Son of Moses N. and Sally Ann Lynch, a farming family. Graduated from Northwestern University and and the Garrett Biblical Institute. Arrived in India in 1872 as Methodist missionary and worked in Ellichpur…

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NICHOLSON, James

NICHOLSON, James. 18?? — 1???. Rev. Wesleyan Missionary in Sri Lanka. Worked in Galle at least from 1867, 1887 still there. Married. Publications: A Pocket Dictionary of the English and Sinhalese Language. 646 p. 1864, 7th ed. rev. by J. de Silva. 425 p. Colombo 1921. – With J. Murdoch; A Classified…

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NEWTON, John

NEWTON, John. Doylestown PA 1.10.1810 — Murree, Pañjab 2.7.1891. Rev. U.S. Presbyterian Missionary in India. M.A. Joined American Presbyterian Ludhiana Christian Mission and arrived at Ludhiana in 1835. From 1849 worked in the newly annexed Lahore together with his future son-in-law C. F. Forman. Married with Elizabeth Popham Janvier (d.…

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NEWTON, Edward Payson

NEWTON, Edward Payson. Lahore 8.7.1850 — Jalalpur 10.4.1918. Rev. U.S. Presbyterian Missionary in India. Son of Rev. —> John N. Educated at Princeton College and Alleghany Theological Seminary. Arrived in India 1874 and worked 43 years in Ludhiana and Khanna. Married 1875 Sarah Ann Higgs, two sons and one daughter.…

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MURDOCH, John

MURDOCH, John. Glasgow 22.7.1819 — Madras 10.8.1904. British (Scottish) Missionary in Sri Lanka and India. Son of John and Margret Murdoch, educated in Glasgow. After an unsuccesful attempt as a painter studies at Glasgow. Worked as teacher, in 1844 left for Ceylon. Headmaster of schools in Kandy, but resigned in…

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MORTON, William

MORTON, William. 1794 — 18??. Rev. Irish Missionary in India. In Cossipore, for a while also in Chinsura, working for the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel. In 1826 he is mentioned as Professor and Chaplain of Calcutta Grammar-School. He had health problems and was temporarily sent to Mauritius and…

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MORRISON, John

MORRISON, John. 18?? — 19??. Rev. British (Scottish) Missionary in India. M.A., B.D. In 1889-1904 Principal of Scottish Church College in Calcutta. In 1904 Alexander Robertson Lecturer at Glasgow and Gunning Lecturer at Edinburgh, his book is based on both lectures. D.D. Still active 1910. Publications: The Story of Barlaam and…

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MILLER, William

MILLER, William. 18?? — 1???. Rev. British Missionary in Orissa. Arrived at Cuttack 1845 with his wife (d. 1848). Still working in Cuttack in 1890, but died before his second wife, who died in high age in 1912.. There was another Rev. W.M. (1838–1923) in India, arrived 1862, but he…

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