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Wilson, Joseph
d. 1876
Anglican (CMS)
Sierra Leone

Of West Africa. A Heathen rescued from slavery. Moko Tribe. At Liberated African School and at Bananas Islands. A Catechist and Schoolmaster from 1835-56. 1856, June 8, deacon, and 1861, December 22, ordained a priest by Bishop of Sierra Leone. Stationed at Wilberforce, Freetown, and York. 1862, transferred to the Native Pastorate, and stationed at York and Hastings. 1859, appointed Honorary Secretary, Sierra Leone Auxiliary of Church Missionary Society Association; 1868, Garrison Chaplain; 1869-72, Honorary Secretary of Church Committee; also in 1872, Secretary of Church Council. 1876, September 20, died. (See C.M. Intelligencer, January 1877.)


Church Missionary Society, Register of Missionaries (Clerical, Lay and Female) and Native Clergy from 1804 to 1904.