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    Hugh Findlay

    British

    • Start Date: 24 March 1847
    • End Date: 20 October 1851
    • Marital Status: Widower
    • Notes: He served as branch president in Perth and Dundee, Scotland, and as president of the Hull Conference. He was then called to serve a mission to India.

    East Indian

    • Start Date: 20 October 1851
    • Called: 1 September 1851
    • End Date: 1 December 1855
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Widower
    • Called From: British Mission
    • Set apart by: Lorenzo Snow

    British

    • Set Apart: 10 October 1878
    • End Date: 29 July 1880
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Priesthood office: High Priest
    • Called From: Laketown, Rich, Utah Territory, United States
    • Set apart by: Charles C. Rich
    • Notes: He also aided Orson Pratt in preparing the 1879 edition of the Doctrine and Covenants for printing in England.

    Stories and Documents

    Hugh Findlay letter book, 1851-1854, Church History Library.

    Contains copies of correspondence relating to his activities as a missionary in India and accounts of his missionary activities in India and Scotland.

    British Mission history, 1841-1971, Church History Library.

    See the index above for entries on his service.

    East India Mission history, 1849-1914, Church History Library.

    See the index in part 1 for entries on his service.

    "Book of Doctrine and Covenants," Millennial Star 41, no. 22 (2 June 1879): 347.

    Article mentioning his involvement in adding references to the 1879 edition of the Doctrine & Covenants.

    "Hugh Findlay," Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel.

    He traveled with the Amasa M. Lyman Company in 1855 as he returned from a mission in India.

    R. Lanier Britsch, Nothing More Heroic: The Compelling Story of the First Latter-day Saint Missionaries in India (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1999).

    Copy available at the Church History Library.