Details of WILLIAM THOMPSON

Born: 1811

Died: 1889

Source: Register of LMS Missionaries, SOAS

Biography: Ordained in 1836 and spent his missionary career in India (1836-1849). On his return from India his missionary connection with the L.M.S. ceased and he accepted the pastorate at the Union Chapel, Cape Town, arriving in South Africa in 1850. In South Africa he acted as agent for the L.M.S. mission stations and was later General Treasurer of the Society for these stations. He died in Cape Town