Dymock Parish Church

Just south of the herefordshire area of england is the village of Dymock, Gloucestershire. During the second british mission, 1840–41, several individuals and events important in LDS history trace back to Dymock. thomas kington, once superintendent of the united brethren, lived there. His conversion to the Church led to the conversion of many others. His […]

Ledbury, Herefordshire England

This article originally appeared in Pioneer Magazine, 2010 Vo.57 No.3 Ledbury is noted as a market town in the region of southern herefordshire, UK. Missionaries from the Quorum of the Twelve including brigham young, wilford woodruff, and Willard Richards served there for a time during their missions to Great britain in 1840–41. In Ledbury, the […]

Barnoldswick, England

In early 1838 as their mission to Great britain was drawing to a close, Elders Heber C. Kimball and orson hyde resolved to organize and strengthen the branches they had already established so that those branches might thrive once the missionaries had departed for home. As they did so, word came that they were wanted […]

All the Corners of the Earth

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] This article first appeared in Pioneer Magazine 2010, Vol.57 No.1 In the first years following the 1847 founding of a refuge in the West, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, under inspired leadership, achieved a remarkable work. It began to conquer a desert, establish a core of settlements, gather thousands of refugees […]