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Name: PEARSON, John George

Birth Date: 16 Aug 1852 Poplar, London

Death Date: 11 Oct 1923 Lewisham

First Date: 1874

Last Date: 1876

Profession: CMS Missionary in Uganda - went back to the Coast in 1881

Area: Kisulutini

Married: In Poplar 3 Aug 1874 Jane Hudson b. 26 Nov 1852 Southwark, d. 26 July 1928 Lewisham

Children: Eugene Arthur

Book Reference: Tucker, UJ, CMS

General Information:

Uganda Journal - Vol 25, p.43 - CMS Boats in East Africa by H.B. Thomas - Alice - Early in 1876, one of Price's [Rev W. Salter Price] lay assistants, a shipwright, J.G. Pearson, constructed a sailing boat, the Alice, "with a nice roomy cabin and cushioned seat". This continued to give useful ferrying service in Mombasa Harbour for some years.
CMS 1874 - Age 20. Of Cubitt Town, Poplar. 1874, Oct 8 to E. Eq. Africa Mission - Kisulutini. 1876, May invalided to England and connexion closed, Oct 17. Abs. 5 months. Service 2 years.

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