Story: Kemp, Charlotte and Kemp, James

James Kemp

A photograph of James Kemp in a seated position

Missionary James Kemp arrived in the Bay of Islands in 1819. He often visited distant villages, where his work included taking regular services, smithing, farming, tending the sick and running the Church Missionary Society store at Kerikeri.

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Nancy Pickmere. 'Kemp, Charlotte and Kemp, James', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1990. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 May 2024)