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Name: KITCHING, Arthur Leonard MA (Ven. Archdeacon)

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Birth Date: 18 Aug 1875 Stoke Newington

Death Date: 24 Oct 1960 Portsmouth

First Date: 1901 - formerly curate, St. Martin's Church, Birmingham

Profession: CMS in Uganda, Archdeacon Uganda 1922, Bishop Upper Nile 1926. Translated Gospels into Acholi language

Area: Butiti, Teso, Uganda, EAHB 1905 - at Acholi, Toro, EAHB 1906 Patigo

Married: 1. In Leicester 1907 Minnie Beatrice Lloyd b.1875 Leicester, d. Namirembe 27 Nov 1914 2. In Bath 1916 Effucutt Edith Dudley b. 2 Mar 1885 Weston, Somerset, d. 24 Sep 1974 Surrey

Children: Harold Lancelot (Namirembe 23.6.1909); Effie Marion (31 Mar 1919)

Author: On the Backwaters of the Nile, 1912

Book Reference: Gillett, Roome, Tucker, EAHB 1905, North, Drumkey, Red 22, EAHB 1906, CMS, EAHB 1904, EAHB 1907

School: Ridley Hall, Emmanuel Coll. Cambridge

General Information:

Drumkey 1909 - CMS Uganda - Patigo, Acholi
CMS - 1901 - Age 26. Of London. Born at Stoke Newimngton, N. Highgate Gram. Sch.; Emmanuel College and Ridley Hall, Camb. (Exhibitioner); BA (2nd Cl. Cl. Trip.) 1897; MA 1900. Tutor 1897-8. 1899 Deacon and 1900 Priest by Bp. Worcester. 1899-1901 Curate of St. Martin's Birmingham. 1900 Mar 6 Accepted as Missionary CMS. 1901 June 9 Depart for Uganda Mission - Toro - Butiti. 1904 May 9 Shuli - Patigo. Author - "Lunyoro Proverbs, with Scripture application". Translator, St Mark's Gospel into Gang
Barnes - St Paul's Namirembe Cemetery - Minnie Beatrice Kitching, who gave 7 years' devoted service to the Gang & Teso peoples and fell asleep on 27 Nov 1914 at Namirembe her children arise up and call her blessed. Also Arthur Bernard, b and d. 9 Jan 1918 [so he must have married again]
Tucker - several years working in Toro - associated with Lloyd in opening the new station at Patigo.
1939 England and Wales Register as Vicar of Holy Trinity, Fareham, living with wife and dau.

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