RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoMS 5152-5160
Extent9 files
TitleBishop Evington Papers
DescriptionA mixture of papers of Bishop Evington, whose diocese was in Japan. Including a diary of which there is a published edition as well as notes and papers from his journey to Japan. There are also some items from his wife.
AdminHistoryHenry Evington was born in Manchester on 7 October 1848 and attended Manchester Grammar School from 1861 to 1865. In 1870 he decided to take Holy Orders and proceeded to Pembroke College, Oxford, graduating in 1873 and being ordained on 1 March 1874. He immediately offered his services to the Church Missionary Society and accepted a position in Japan. On 22 October 1874 he took the first of seven journeys he was to make to Japan during his lifetime.
AcquisitionDonated to Lambeth Palace Library 2019.

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