Classic DACB Collection

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

Davies, John Henry

Anglican Communion (Church Missionary Society)
Sierra Leone

Of Hastings, Sierra Leone. Colony-born Christian of Yoruba descent. At Fourah Bay Institution. Schoolmaster and Catechist at Hastings, Moko Town, Waterloo, Magbele in the Timneh Mission, and the Bananas. 1861, February 24, deacon, and 1864, May 22, ordained a priest by Bishop of Sierra Leone. Stationed at Sierra Leone and the Bananas. 1862, transferred to Native Pastorate of Songo Town, Waterloo, and Bathurst. 1891, October 25, died at Sierra Leone. Brother of Charles Davies.


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