Classic DACB Collection

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

King, Thomas

Anglican Communion (Church Missionary Society)
Sierra Leone

Of Yoruba. A Heathen rescued from slavery. At Fourah Bay Institution. A Catechist. 1854, November 26, deacon, and 1857, January 25, ordained a priest by Bishop of Sierra Leone. Stationed at Abeokuta. 1862, October 23, died at Igbein. Translated portions of the Scriptures into Yoruba. (For further particulars regarding him, see Church Missionary Record, 1863, pp. 25, 26.) His son, after studying in England and Edinburgh, went out to Lagos as a medical practitioner.


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