The current Kuruman Moffat Mission is located at Seodin outside Kuruman, South Africa, established by the London Missionary Society in 1816. The first Mission was built at ‘New Lattakoo’ before moving to Seodin in 1824. The Missionaries William Edwards and Robert Hamilton founded the mission but it was Robert Moffat, who joined them in 1820, ..
Robert Moffat (1795 – 1883) was a Missionary to South Africa, whose father-in-law was David Livingstone, and the first translator of The Bible into Setswana. Robert Moffat (1843) Painted by George Baxter Moffat was born in Ormiston, East Lothian, but moved to Cheshire to work as a gardener. He joined the London Missionary Society and ..
John Campbell (1766-1840) was a Scottish missionary and traveller in South Africa. Beginnings John Campbell on the banks of the Orange River, 1815 Campbell was born in Edinburgh at The Cowgate, and educated in the Royal High School alongside Sir Walter Scott. His parents died while in his early childhood and he brought up by ..