Stacey, Harold William
1890-1961 (e.m. 1919)

Born in Kilburn, he trained as a teacher at Westminster College, London and Oxford, taught for four years (1910-14) in Kent, and served in the Royal Engineers during World War One. He entered the WM ministry in 1919 and was immediately sent to be Principal of the Methodist Boys' School at Lagos, Nigeria. He was a member of the Board of Education from 1926, first secretary of the Nigerian Christian Council, supervisor of Methodist schools in Western Nigeria, and Chairman of the French West Africa District from 1937-40 and 1943-48; under the Vichy regime he was compelled to leave Africa and take a home appointment in Penzance and St. Ives, Cornwall (1940-43). He died on 6 January 1961.

  • Minutes of Conference 1961, p. 212


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