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Posted: 19 May 2002 7:05PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 26 Jul 2005 6:47AM GMT
Surnames: Hunkin
Hi, Whilst looking on the net for information re Matthew Hunkin for my friend Lillay, Lillay family has known that Matthew was a missionary from Cornwall UK, and that he was with the London Missionary Society, I found the following that may be of interest and backs up this belief.(Matthew's name appears in text below...)
Members of Evangelical Groups 1797-1860
This section includes a few of the official missionaries, both lay and ordained, sent to the Pacific Islands before 1860. Biographical details cover place of birth, education, and occupational status at the time of joining, as well as the services they contributed to the missions.
I. London Missionary Society
Elijah Armitage (1780- ?), born in Manchester, England. He was a congregational cotton manufacturer and artisan missionary on Tahiti 1821-23, Moorea 1823-33, and Rarotonga 1833-35. Samuel Harper (1770-1819) grew up in Manchester. Harper was a mechanic missionary on Tongatapu from 1797-1800. Matthew Hunkin (1815-88) was a member of the mission church and helper resident on Tuluila and Manu’a (1841-49). John Youl (1773-1827) was born in London. He was a Calvinist Methodist itinerant preacher and minister. He served as a minister in Tahiti from 1801-07.

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