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Roger Price

Birthdate: (65)
Birthplace: Merthyr Cynog, Breconshire, Wales
Death: January 21, 1900 (65)
Kuruman, Bechuanaland
Immediate Family:

Son of nn Price and Jane Price
Husband of Isabella Price and Elizabeth Lees Moffat
Father of Eliza Price; Moffat Price; Evan Moffat Price; Roger Price; Isabella Mary Price and 10 others
Brother of Evan Price

Managed by: Ric Dickinson
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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

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Roger Price's Timeline

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