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Name: NICKISSON, John Percy

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Birth Date: 1863 Newport, Shropshire

Death Date: 28.6.1896 Nassa, blackwater fever

First Date: 1892

Last Date: 1896

Profession: CMS Missionary - set off for Uganda with Bishop Tucker in Sept. 1892

Area: Nassa

Book Reference: Tucker, North, BEA, Thurston, UJ, CMS

School: Newport Grammar School

General Information:

Thurston - Unofficial Records - Royal Commonwealth Society - Private Papers - MSS 468 - John Percy Nickisson - CMS missionary
Uganda Journal - Vol 33, pp. 209/10 - Nickisson's diary of his trip to Uganda with Bishop Tucker refers to finding and exhuming Bishop Hannington's remains at Mumias.
CMS 1892 - Age 27. b. at Newport, Salop. Newport Gram Sch. Trained as Locomotive Engineer, etc. 1891, Feb 24, Prep Instn. 1892, May 9 to E. Eq. Africa Mission - Nassa
North - formerly Loco Engineer from Newport, Salop; dep. Freretown for Uganda 26/9/1892, arr. Mengo 25/12/1892; dep. Mengo for Nassa Mission 5/5/1893; d. 28/6/1896

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