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George Brown, missionary

George Brown, missionary

Methodist missionary George Brown was born in England and migrated to New Zealand in 1855. He worked first in Samoa and later in Fiji, Tonga and elsewhere. He is shown here with local people in south-east New Guinea in 1890, during a journey to find a site for a principal Methodist mission in what later became Papua New Guinea.

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Tim Shoebridge, 'Methodist Church - The Methodist missions', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 30 May 2024)

Story by Tim Shoebridge, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 4 Apr 2018