Two Hundred Years of the S.P.G; An Historical Account of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, 1701-1900. (Based on a Digest

Two Hundred Years of the S.P.G; An Historical Account of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, 1701-1900. (Based on a Digest

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...Perth received little assistance from the Society during the first twenty years of its existence as a separate diocese, the Imperial and Colonial Legislatures having made provision for a staff of clergy. Since the disestablishment of the Church and the withdrawal of Government aid in 1870 &c. the Society has again contributedj to the maintenance and extension of the Church's ministrations in the colony 18. A portion of this renewed help has long been available for a new Mission to the aborigines, and in 1885 the Rev. J. B. Gbibble endeavoured to establish a station among the natives in the Gascoyne district; but owing to the opposition of the colonists he removed (in 1887) to New South Wales, in which colony he had already (at Warangesda) done excellent work among the aborigines. The lack of a suitable successor prevented a renewed attempt until 1890 14. lncreasod by 225 in 1MS2 1 la. t tiev. W. D. Williams, Guildford, 1857-fl; Rev. W. S. Meade, King George's Pound, 1800; Rev. H. B. Thornhill, Northam tc, 1800-2; Rev. G. J. Bostoek, do., 1802-1; Rev. J. S. Price, Pinjarrah Arc, 1802-4. X By voting 1,000 towards a Sustentation and Endowment Fund, besides annual grants for Clergy 13a. 1892-1900. The attempt made in 1890 to revive work among the aborigines proved abortive, and, owing to the stronger calls now arising on behalf of the gold diggers, nothing further could be done for the natives until 1897, when arrangements were made for starting a Mission in the north-west district, where the Government had set apart 100,000 acres of land for the purpose. Scattered over that district, which is larger than Queensland, are tribes of natives (many of them cannibals) who have never been enumerated, though they are estimated at tens of...show more

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  • English
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  • 1236587251
  • 9781236587251