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Name: WIGRAM, Beresford Edward

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Birth Date: 17 May 1870 Southampton

Death Date: 19.10.1917 Harpenden

Nationality: British

First Date: 1896

Last Date: 1898

Profession: CMS missionary bound for Uganda - arrived Oct. 1896 - to Mitiana

Area: Mityana, Singo, Uganda

Married: In Croydon 12 Mar 1901 Jessie Violet Scott b. 1879 Pinner, d. 20 Jan 1939 Bromley, Kent

Children: Arthur Frederic (1903-1973); Winstone Beresford (1908-1988); Marcus Walter (1917-1989); Eleanor Violet (1902-1927); Joyce Marjorie (1905-1995)

Book Reference: Tucker, North, BEA, CMS, Burke

General Information:

North - aged 26 dep. for EA 3/9/1896; arr. Kampala 19/2/1897; sent to Mityana in Singo, dep. Mengo 24/2/1897; returned to Mengo during Sudanese mutiny Oct 1897 resigned from CMS 6/12/1898
CMS 1896 - Age 26. Of Hampstead. Harrow School; Trinity College Cambridge and Ridley Hall; BA 1892; MA 1896. 1894 May 20 Deacon and 1895 June 9 Priest by Abp. Cant. Curate of Tonbridge. 1893 July 4 Accepted as Missionary CMS; CM Coll. 1896 Sept 3 Depart for Uganda Mission - Singo - Mityana; 1898 Nov 22 left Mombasa for England; Dec 6 resignation accepted. Service about 2 years. Son of the late Rev. Preb. Wigram, Hon. Sec. CMS. Brother of Edmund Francis Edward Wigram, Marcus Edward Wigram, and Loftus Edward Wigram, CMS Missionaries to the Punjab; Cousin of Henry Francis Wright CMS Missionary to Amritsar and of Agnes Lucy Wright, CMS Missionary to China, Annie Featherstone Wright, CMS Missionary to Amritsar,and Katherine Christina Wright, CMS Missionary to Amritsar. Nephew of John Barton, CMS Missionary to Amritsar.  (Hon)

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