Little Garway, England

This article first appeared in Pioneer Magazine, 2010 Vol.57 No.3 garway hill is a 1200 foot landmark in southwest herefordshire england where some rich Latter-day Saint history unfolded. In 1840, James and Margaret Morgan joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and brought the faith to their home at little garway Farm, on […]

Herefordshire Beacon

This article originally appeared in Pioneer Magazine, 2010 Vol.57 No.3 A range of hills aligned north-south runs for about eight miles near the area where the English county of Worcestershire meets that of herefordshire. Known as the malvern hills, this range and surrounding areas constitute a region of stunning natural beauty. Toward the southern end […]

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 […]

Grandpa Hart’s Old Box

This article originally appeared in Vol.54, No.4 (2007) of Pioneer Magazine. by Susan Lofgren Some time ago, back in 1974, Carolyn Owen obtained possession of an old box of belongings from her father. The box had been tucked away in a dark corner of her parent’s basement since 1948—passed down to her father, Asahel Hart […]

Wilford Woodruff and the Latter-Day Saint Missionaries in the British Mission 1839-1841

This article originally appeared in Vol.65, No.4 (2018) of Pioneer Magazine. by Thomas G. Alexander1 Members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles responded to an 1838 revelation given to Joseph Smith and took up their missions to Great Britain in 1839. They left their families and fellow Saints in difficult circumstances and embarked on […]

WATTIS, Mary Twinberrow

Mary’s Alter This article originally appeared in the Spring 2000 issue of Pioneer Magazine By Jay Greaves Burrup In 1842, at the age of 23, Mary Twinberrow Wattis Bennett converted to Mormonism near Cradley, herefordshire, England.1 Two years earlier Apostle wilford woodruff had baptized her father and stepmother, Edmund and Hannah Compton Wattis, during his […]

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