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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. British Mission

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1837-1929

Authoritative History

The British Mission (1837-) was the largest mission in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during the 19th century.

The British Mission was established on June 4, 1837, when Heber C. Kimball was set apart to open a mission in England. The first missionaries sent to England arrived in Liverpool on July 20, 1837. The British Mission President was also over missions to Europe until the European Mission was created in 1929.

Citation

churchofjesuschrist.org, via WWW, accessed February 14, 2020 (largest mission in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during the 19th century; established on June 4, 1837 by Heber C. Kimball; first missionaries sent to England arrived in Liverpool on July 20, 1837; British Mission President was also over missions to Europe until the European Mission was created in 1929).

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Alexander Wright mission journal

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 5863
Scope and Contents Journal by Wright, March 1839 to January 1843, records his journey from Nauvoo, Illinois to the East Coast, his missionary efforts there and then his missionary labors in Scotland. He was one of the first missionaries to the country. It includes an account of his return on the Ship Sydney, and his activities in Altoona, Pennsylvania. His genealogy, financial accounts and some miscellaneous notations are included, including some work he performed on the Nauvoo Temple.
Dates: 1839-1843