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us: Murray, A. W. (Archibald Wright), 1811-1892


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  • Fuller Name

    • Archibald Wright
  • Variants

    • us: Murray, A. W. (Archibald Wright), -1892
    • us: Murray, A. W. (Archibald Wright), d. 1892
    • us: Murray, Archibald Wright, -1892
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        1811-11
    • Death Date

        18920708
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Jedburgh (Scotland)
    • Death Place

        Petersham (N.S.W.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Great Britain
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Samoan Islands
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) New South Wales
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) London Missionary Society
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Missionaries
    • Earlier Established Forms

        Murray, A. W. (Archibald Wright), -1892Murray, A. W.(Archibald Wright),-1892 Murray, A. W. (Archibald Wright), d. 1892Murray, A. W.(Archibald Wright),d. 1892
    • Sources

      • found: His Forty years' mission work in Polynesia and New Guinea [MI] 1876: t.p. (Rev. A.W. Murray of the London Missionary Soc.) page 125 (native of Jedburgh, Scotland)
      • found: OCLC database, 10/26/92 (hdg.: Murray, Archibald Wright, d. 1892; usage: A.W. Murray)
      • found: The Chronicle of the London Missionary Society, 1892: page 234 (Rev. A.W. Murray; Archibald Wright Murray; born in November 1811 in Roxburghshire; member of Established Church of Scotland; joined London Missionary Society; active as a missionary in Samoa, 1835-1861, 1863-1870; resided in Australia from 1874 until his death on 8 July 1892)
      • found: The Sydney Morning Herald, issue 16,948, 16 July 1892: page 1 (Deaths: The Rev. A. W. Murray died at his residence in Petersham on 8 July 1892)
      • found: Australian Town and Country Journal, vol. 45, no. 1176; 30 July 1892: page 28 (Rev. A. W. Murray; born at Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, Scotland in 1811; member of Established Church of Scotland; joined London Missionary Society; ordained in 1835; active as missionary in Samoa Island group, New Hebrides, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia, Isle of Pines, Ellice Group, and Niué or Savage Island; after 1871 removed to Loyalty Islands and participated in missionary activities in New Guinea; author of Missions in Western Polynesia; Forty years' mission work in Polynesia and New Guinea; The Bible in the Pacific; and Eminent Workers)
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