Record ID:
35216515 (Libraries Australia Authorities)
Authority type:
  • Name.
Description conventions:
  • rda
LC number:
  • n 79029750
  • 1806~
  • Iseyin (Nigeria)
  • 1891-12-31
  • Lagos (Nigeria)
Associated with:
  • Nigeria Sierra Leone Great Britain
Fields of activity:
  • African languages Linguistics Yoruba (African people)--Missions
  • Clergy Missionaries Bishops Linguists
Used for:
  • Crowther, Samuel Ajai, 1806?-1891
  • Crowther, Samuel Ajayi, 1806?-1891
  • BL auth. file, 10 Feb. 2012 (hdg.: Crowther, Samuel, 1809-1892)
  • ODNB online, 10 Feb. 2012 (Samuel Ajayi Crowther (c. 1807-1891) bishop of western Africa and linguistic scholar, was born of Yoruba parents at Oshogun, in the south-west of Nigeria, died 31 Dec. 1891, Lagos)
  • Encyclopaedia Britannica online, viewed Nov. 1, 2016 (Samuel Crowther; in full Samuel Ajayi Crowther, also spelled Adjai or Ajai; first African to be ordained by the Church Missionary Society; consecrated bishop of the Niger territory in 1864; sold into slavery at age 12, rescued by a British cruiser and landed at Sierra Leone, where he was educated in a mission school and baptized; went to Church Missionary College in London in 1842; missionary in Yoruba country 1843-1851)
Local system number:
  • (AuPaJTL)310539
  • abv04060865
  • 000000217583
Cataloguing source:
  • DLC eng rda DLC OCoLC Uk OCoLC IEN
Authentication code:
  • kin