A report on John Smith (missionary)

Engraving of John Smith

Missionary whose experiences in the West Indies attracted the attention of the anti-slavery campaigner William Wilberforce.

- John Smith (missionary)
Engraving of John Smith

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Slaves force the retreat of European soldiers led by Lt Brady.

Demerara rebellion of 1823

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Uprising involving more than 10,000 enslaved people that took place in the colony of Demerara-Essequibo .

Uprising involving more than 10,000 enslaved people that took place in the colony of Demerara-Essequibo .

Slaves force the retreat of European soldiers led by Lt Brady.
Map of Demerara-Essequibo in 1823, inset showing the disposition of plantations as narrow strips along the coast; the position of "Le Resouvenir" plantation
Provisional Battalion lines up for review
Depiction of battle at "Bachelor's Adventure", one of the major confrontations during the rebellion
1823 Demerara map showing the disposition of plantations, Small crosses mark the places where slaves' heads or bodies were displayed

Its English pastor, John Smith, was implicated.

Around 1900, the London Missionary Society produced a series of glass magic lantern slides, including this one, depicting the missionary efforts of David Livingstone.

London Missionary Society

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Interdenominational evangelical missionary society formed in England in 1795 at the instigation of Welsh Congregationalist minister Edward Williams.

Interdenominational evangelical missionary society formed in England in 1795 at the instigation of Welsh Congregationalist minister Edward Williams.

Around 1900, the London Missionary Society produced a series of glass magic lantern slides, including this one, depicting the missionary efforts of David Livingstone.
The cession of the district of Matavai in the island of Tahiti to Captain James Wilson for the use of the missionaries.
London Missionary Society, Samoa (1949)

John Smith (1790–1824) was a LMS missionary whose experiences in the West Indies, beginning in 1817, attracted the attention of the anti-slavery campaigner William Wilberforce. As a result of his actions in the Demerara rebellion of 1823, trial by court martial and subsequent death in 1824, whilst under imprisonment, Smith became known as the "Demerara Martyr";

William Arrindell

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British judge.

British judge.

Arrindell worked as barrister in Georgetown and in 1824, he defended John Smith in his trial.