Roger Price (1834 - 1900)

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Birthplace: Merthyr Cynog, Breconshire, Wales
Death: Died in Kuruman, Bechuanaland
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About Roger Price

Roger Price was a missionary in South Africa. He was one of the survivors of the ill-fated Makololo mission in 1859-60, though he lost his first wife and child.

Trained for the Independent (Congregational) ministry at Western College, Plymouth and offered for service with the London Mission Society.

Went to South Africa in 1858.

There is an image of him in the Cory Library collection which can be seen at Africa Media Online

Publication -

GREAT LION OF BECHUANALAND. The life and times of Roger Price, Missionary. EDWIN W SMITH. Bookseller: Christian Books Australia (Fitzroy Falls, NSW, Australia)

Book Description: Independent Press for the London Misisonary Society, 1957.

Useful links

dictionary of Christian Missions entry on page 548

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~swilson/livingstone/moffat2.htm

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Roger Price's Timeline

1834
February 24, 1834
Merthyr Cynog, Breconshire, Wales
1861
October 22, 1861
Age 27
Kuruman, South Africa
1862
July 30, 1862
Age 28
Shoshong, Bechuanaland
1863
August 29, 1863
Age 29
Shoshong, Bechuanaland
1864
December 23, 1864
Age 30
Shoshong, Bechuanaland
1866
April 22, 1866
Age 32
Kuruman, South Africa
1867
July 21, 1867
Age 33
Molepolole, Bechuanaland
1868
December 19, 1868
Age 34
Kuruman, Bechuanaland
1870
May 9, 1870
Age 36
Molepolole, Bechuanaland
1872
May 5, 1872
Age 38
Molepolole, Bechuanaland