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is a mission station of the Free Church of Scotland, established by James Stewart, from Lovedale in South Africa, along the northern shores of Lake Nyasa in what was to become the British colony of Nyasaland, present day Malawi. The mission station was named after David Livingstone, who had died in 1873 and whom Stewart had accompanied on his Zambezi expedition. Xhosa evangelists from Lovedale accompanied Stewart on his mission expeditions. From 1878 to 1927 Robert Laws was the leader of the mission and founded the Overtoun I…

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Ward, Kevin, “Livingstonia”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 20 July 2024 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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