Thomas Richardson Colledge brown plaque in Cheltenham

Dr Thomas Richardson Colledge 1796-1879 founder of the Medical Missionary Society. Lived in this house

Thomas Richardson Colledge (1796 – 28 October 1879) was a Scottish surgeon with the East India Company at Guangzhou (Canton) who served part-time as the first medical missionary in China. In 1837 he founded and served as the first president of the Medical Missionary Society of China.

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