Samuel Ajayi Crowther
Samuel Ajayi Crowther

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Samuel Ajayi Crowther 
Date (from)(Date to)Event
1808 Born (Yorubaland).
1821 Captured as slave durng civil wars, sold to Portuguese traders whose vessel was captured in John Henry Leeke, commander of the Myrmidon in 1822, freed at Sierre Leone.
1825 Educated by Church Missionary Society and baptised.
18?? Graduated from Fourah Bay Institute and became schoolteacher.
18411842Catechist on 1841 Niger expedition.
1845 Ordained in England.
1846 Misionary in Yorubaland.
18641890Bishop of 'Western Equatorial Africa' beyond the Queen's Dominions.
1891 Died.
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