Bill, Samuel Alexander

Qua Iboe Mission Records

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)

c.150 volumes, 13 files and c.750 documents comprising the records of the Qua Iboe Mission in Nigeria and Belfast, 1887-1963. In 1887 Samuel Alexander Bill, a 23 year-old Belfast builder, responded to a call from chiefs of the Ibuna tribe in the Qua Iboe region of Southern Nigeria for a Christian teacher. He established a house and school and from these grew the Qua Iboe Mission which (in the 1940 ...