Classic DACB Collection

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

Spain, Samuel

Anglican Communion (Church Missionary Society)
Sierra Leone

Of Hastings, Sierra Leone. A Colony-born African of the Aku, Eboe, and Moko Tribes. At Grammar School and Fourah Bay College, and a short time at Church Missionary College, Islington.** 1876, November 28, to Africa. Tutor in Grammar School. 1883, September 23, ordained a deacon and 1885, March 1, ordained a priest by Bishop of Sierra Leone, for Native Pastorate. 1886, Tutor at Fourah Bay College. 1892, Canon of Sierra Leone.

Editorial note**: Samuel Spain was also a pupil at Monkton Combe School in Bath, UK in the late 1870s and early 1880s. [Information from Jacqueline Burrows, archivist at Monkton Combe School, Bath, in an email to DACB editor dated March 7, 2023.]


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