Group Title : Staff
Series Title : Staff Files - Rev WV Milne
Date(s) : 1902 to 1937
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Rev William V Milne joined the New Hebrides Mission in 1905 on Nguna after having previously assisted his father Rev P Milne (Snr). He served until 1937 when he was killed by an insane native. He married Jemima S Scott in 1905.
Included in this file are : copies
of personal and official letters and correspondence; arrowroot sales; transcription
of native hymns including some brought from Rarotonga by teacher Ta (1919);
personal information (1918); blueprint of proposed bungalow for Rev Milne
on Nguna (1922); deputation work; British Commission to New Hebrides to
investigate position of British Setters (1926); statistics and finance;
letter from Miss M Milne (1929); correspondence concerning Mr JW Mansfield
and Mr CR Stringer (1929); details of 10/16hp "Ailsa Craig" marine engine
for launch (1929); details of 12/20hp diesel marine engine for "The Dove"
(1932); tributes and memorial minutes (1937); description of the arrowroot
plant and the making of arrowroot (c. 1936).
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