Classic DACB Collection

All articles created or submitted in the first twenty years of the project, from 1995 to 2015.

Allen, William

Anglican Communion (Church Missionary Society)

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.


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