Coleridge Patteson 18271871
in London (9 Gower St., Bedford Square) 1
Eldest son of John Patteson and .
Educated at Eton, 1838-45, and , 1845-8, graduated 1849 (Literae Humaniores).
Fellow of , Oxford, 1852-71.
deacon, 1853, priest, 1854.
Alfington, Devon, 1853-4.
Bishop Selwyn in New Zealand and the Melanesian
Anglican Bishop of Melanesia,
Killed 20 September 1871 on the
island of Nukapu.
An attractively illustrated and very readable account of Bishop Patteson's
life created by , part of her extensive set of websites on Melanesia,
Oceania and much more besides. Jane tells us that "the primary reference
for the material on this site is the book Bishop Patteson, an undated
publication by Jessie Page, published in London by S.W. Partridge and
Patteson of Melanesia; a brief life of John
Coleridge Patteson, missionary bishop
Frank Hume Lyall Paton (no date)
Patteson memorial chapel, Norfolk Island
: an account of its building based on R.H.
Codrington's letters ... and an eyewitness
account of its consecration
John Gutch and J. Pinder.
of the isles
Mary H. Debenham,
Publisher London : Humphrey Milford, 1921
Description: 159 p.,  leaves of plates
Series: Pathfinder series
Patteson of the South Sea Islands
Norman James Davidson, b. 1860.
Series: Seeley's missionary
lives for children
Papers, 1854-70, comprising: diaries, 1866
and 1870; correspondence, 1854-69; prayer
book and bible
By Sara Harrison Sohmer
A Dissertation submitted to the graduate
division of the University of Hawaii
in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of
Philosophy in History, May 1988.
By the Rev. David V. Vunagi, B.Ed., Dip. Ed., B.Th.
A thesis submitted to the Graduate Studies Committee of the Vancouver
School of Theology in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree
of Master of Theology.
By Janet Crawford
Paper presented at the First Biennial TransTasman
Conference: ANZ Missionaries, At Home and Abroad 2004
to Patteson in the south window of the Trinity Episcopal Cathedral,
(1877) to Bishop Patteson in Exeter Cathedral
and Norfolk Islands commemorative postage
Issued in 1999 to commemorate
the 150th Anniversary of Melanesian Mission
In the Solomon Islands stamp set, Bishop
Patteson appears on a $1.00 stamp in the set.
On the far right we see the mission schooner
"Southern Cross" which was constructed
for the Melanesia mission work.
This set of stamps may still be available from the
is also an apparently identical Norfolk Islands
version of this stamp set, though the value
of the Bishops' stamps is only 45 cents.
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