1864  — 1915

Samuel Pollard

A dedicated British Methodist missionary with the China Inland Mission, he labored among the A-Hmao in Guizhou, saw many converts to Christianity there, and created a Miao script still in use today.


Grist, William Alexander. Samuel Pollard: Pioneer Missionary in China. London: Henry Hooks. United Methodist Publishing House and Cassell and Company, Ltd., 1919.

Kendall, R. Elliott, ed. Eyes of the Earth: The Diary of Samuel Pollard. London: Cargate Press, 1954.

Pollard, Samuel. In Unknown China. London: Seeley Service & Co., Limited. 1921; reprinted by Forgotten Books, a trademark of FB & Co, Ltd. London, 2018.

—. Tight Corners in China. London, Andrew Crombie, 1910; reprinted by University of Michigan Libraries, 2010.