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James Chalmers
b. August 4, 1841 – d. April 8, 1901 • Martyr • Missionary
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Chalmers, James
Chalmers, James (1841–1901), *Congregational missionary to New Guinea. Born in the Scottish Highlands, he intended to enter the ministry of the *United Presbyterian Church, but, after acceptance by the *LMS, he pursued his studies at Cheshunt College. After ordination, he left England in 1866, and, after
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Chalmers, James
Chalmers, James (1841–1901)Scottish pioneer missionary and explorer in the South Pacific islandsSon of an Argyllshire stonemason, Chalmers was converted in his teens, worked for two years with Glasgow City Mission, then went in 1862 to Cheshunt College, Cambridge. He was ordained a Congregational minister