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Rev Arthur Jeffreys Douglas

 

Arthur Jeffreys DouglasWhilst a missionary near Lake Nyasa, he was killed by a Portuguese corporal whilst defending some African girls 'from the lust of another white man'.

Arthur Jeffreys Douglas was borne at Salwarpe Rectory, near Droitwich, 9th October 1871 and baptised there 12 November 1871.  His father was Rev William Douglas and his mother was a sister of Bishop Walsham How.

He was educated at Marlborough, Exhibitioner of Lincoln College, Oxford, matriculated 20 October 1890 (3rd Classical Mods. 1892);

He was ordained Deacon on 22 Sep 1895 in St Edmund's, Salisbury. He left for Africa in October 1901. He started his work based in Kota Kota, Nyasaland.

Curate of St. Edmund's, Salisbury, co. Wilts, 1895-98; Rector of Salwarpe 1898-1901; Missionary in Nyasa, British Central Africa, 1901-n; died, aged 44, at St. Michael's College, Likoma, Nyasaland, on Friday, 10 November 1911, bur. in Likoma Cathedral. Memorial Brass in the chancel of Salwarpe Church.

 

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