Author Results for Robert W. H. Miller

Thomas Cave Childs: Pioneer chaplain to female emigrants and the Missions to Seamen

By Robert W. H. Miller

Thomas Cave Childs (1819–67), a vicar in the worst part of Devonport, was a pioneer in the welfare of female emigrants and was involved in the foundation of the Missions to Seamen. Childs, the real link with the remnants of John Ashley’s missionary work with seafarers, was the catalyst which brought W. H. G. Kingston […] Read More

Filed under: English Channel
Subjects include: Manpower & Life at Sea