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Allen, William
d. 1885
Anglican (CMS)
Nigeria


Of West Africa. A Heathen, of the Iporo and Egba Tribes. Schoolmaster at Regent's Town, Gloucester, Kissey, Pademba Road, and Freetown; afterwards Schoolmaster and Assistant Teacher in the Training Institution at Ake, Abeokuta. 1865, February 5, deacon, and 1871, December 27, ordained a priest by Bishop of Sierra Leone. Pastor at Abeokuta. Formerly a devotee to the god Ijegi; but being rescued from a slave ship, was taught the Christian religion. 1885, April 3, died at Abeokuta.


Source:

Church Missionary Society, Register of Missionaries (Clerical, Lay and Female) and Native Clergy from 1804 to 1904.