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Thomas Gledhill journal

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3081

Scope and Contents

Original, manuscript copy of the British Missionary Journal of Thomas Gledhill, September 1892-December 1893, plus a typescript of the mission journal, including typed copy for the year 1894 (location of original for that year unknown). The typescript, edited by Randall L. Christensen, 1993, is bound and indexed and includes a map of the mission. Also included with the journal is a CD with five electronic photographs of Gledhill and his family, scans of the original journal, and an electronic copy of the typescript.


  • 1892-1894


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Thomas Gledhill journal must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical note

Gledhill was born 17 April 1856 in Oldham, Lancashire, England, to Betty Hague and Edward Gledhill. He married Lillie Belle Ivie (1865-1929) in 1882 and worked as a farmer and stockraiser in Sevier County, Utah, where he was also the second bishop. He died in Richfield, Sevier County, Utah, 8 January 1882.


2 folders (0.16 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Donated by Randall Christensen.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Randall Christensen.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of Thomas Gledhill journal
Benjamin Sipes
2011 June 14
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States