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James Hudson Taylor
(21 May 1832 – 3 June 1905)

VISION & MISSION of the Barnsley Group


To renew the memory of James Hudson Taylor in his home town of Barnsley and to present him as an inspiring example for current and future generations.


Create a fitting memorial to James Hudson Taylor, from the people of Barnsley, as a mark of our esteem and love. 

Create a trail, charting the ancestry and early life of James Hudson Taylor to help inform, educate and inspire people from all nations about him.

Create a warm welcome to anyone following the James Hudson Taylor trail.