NICHOLSON, Sydney

NICHOLSON, Sydney. 18?? — 19??. Missionary in India. Worked in Cuddapah (Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh) for London Missionary Society. Publications: “Women’s Cloths in the Cuddapa District, South India”, Man 20, 1920, 149-152; “Social Organization of the Mālas – An Outcaste Indian People”, JRAnthrInst 56, 1926, 91-103. Sources: Unfortunately Internet is full of the composer S.N. and I…

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MONFRINI, Stefano

MONFRINI, Stefano. 1885 — 1960. Italian Catholic Missionary in India. From 1910 sixteen years missionary among Santals. Publications: La Tribù dei Santal. 143 p. Milano 1929. – Account of the history of Santal mission in M. E. Modaelli, L’India. Milano 1937, 244-351. Sources: Scanty stray notes in Internet; missing in Porru.

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MOLZ, Marcellinus

MOLZ, Marcellinus (born Otto Molz). Kappel, Freiburg i. Br. 7.8.1873 — St.Nazianz near Milwaukee, Wisconsin 4.10.1961. S.D.S. Father. German Catholic Missionary in India. Son of Johann Molz, a farmer and local Major, and Maria Salenbacher. In 1885 both parents died and he decided to take religious career. After education in Sasbach…

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MATEER, Samuel

MATEER, Samuel. 1835 — England 24.12.1893. Rev. British (?) Missionary in India. Worked 33 years, until 1891, in Travancore for London Missionary Society, encouraged local people for ministry. In 1890 his wife had to return to England because of ill health, husband followed him in 1891 and died there. Publications: “The…

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KENNEDY, James (father)

KENNEDY, James. 1815 — 1899. Rev. British (Scottish) Missionary in India. M.A. In 1839-77 worked for London Missionary Society in Benares and Kumaon. Then minister of Portobello in Scotland. Married 1840 Margaret Stephen Walker (1814–1891, known as one of the first zenana missionaries), at least six children, i.al. younger —>…

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KEARNS, James Fleming

KEARNS, James Fleming. Ireland 1825 — Tanjore 1877. Rev. British Missionary in India. In 1849 to India as lay missionary, ordained priest 1856. Worked 1856-73 for the Society for Propagation of the Gospel at Puthiamputhur, Tinnevelly, then in charge of Tanjore mission. Publications: Tribes of South India; a sketch of their…

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JUNGBLUT, Leonhard J.

JUNGBLUT, Leonhard J. 1906 — Bombay 1979. Rev. Father, S.V.D. Dutch Catholic Missionary in India. As a young man in the 1930s member of Indore mission, worked on Bhils. Anthropological fieldwork in 1938-39. Publications: A Short Bhili Grammar of Jhabua State and Adjoining Territories. 92 p. Mhow 1938 (meant for missionaries).…

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JELLINGHAUS, Theodor

JELLINGHAUS, Theodor. Šlissel’burg (Schlüsselburg) near St.Petersburg 21.6.1841 — Berlin 4.10.1913. German Missionary in India. Born in Russia, son of a Pietist Minister. After theology studies missionary of Gossner Mission in Chota Nagpur, India 1866-70. Then minister in Rädnitz and from 1881 in Gütergotz near Potsdam. He was one of the…

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HUTCHINSON, J. Robert

HUTCHINSON, J. Robert. 18?? — 1???. Rev. Canadian Baptist Missionary in India. Perhaps from Nova Scotia. From 1881 worked in Chicacole (Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh). In 1887 returned to Canada, but came back and was there in 1890. Active 1898. Married Publications: “Revised List of Antiquities in the Chicacole Taluq”, MJLS30, 1887-88, 152-159 (Srikakulam…

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HORSLEY, Hugh

HORSLEY, Hugh. India 11.8.1849 — 26.1.1934. Rev. British (Irish?) Missionary in South South Asia. Son of William Henry H. and Frederica O’Connell. Studied at Cambridge, M.A. Came to Madras 1873, worked in Tinnevelly, after 1877 in Ceylon. Also there worked among Tamils for Church Missionary Society. Still there 1900, retured…

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