Author: Frank Houghton
Born: April 24, 1894, Stafford, Staffordshire, England.
Died: January 25, 1972, Cornford House, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England.
Buried: Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England.
Son of Thomas Houghton, Curate of Stafford, Frank attended the University of London (BA 1913) London College of Divinity (now St. John’s College, Nottingham, graduated 1914). He was ordained a deacon in 1917, and priest the next year. He served as Curate of St. Benedict’s, Liverpool (1917-9); All Saints, Preston (1919-20). Inspired by missionary Hudson Taylor’s example, he joined the China Inland Mission, serving at Liangshan (1920-21) and Suiting (1921-24 ). In 1923, he married Dorothy Cassels, daughter of Bishop Cassels of West China. In 1924, he became principal… Go to person page >