HALL, Alfred James




Author Tags: 1850-1900, Early B.C.

An Anglican missionary at Alert Bay, Hall went to Metlahkatla in 1877 and Alert Bay in 1878. He compiled a dictionary of the Kwagiutl language and translated scripture passages. He retired to England in 1913 and died in 1918.

Author of:

A Grammar of the Kwagiutl Language (Montreal: Dawson Brothers, 1889)

Translations:

A Kwagul version of Portions of the Book of Common Prayer (London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1891)

The Gospel According to Saint Luke. Translated into the Kwa Gutl Language, North of Vancouver Island (London: British and Foreign Bible Society, 1894)

[BCBW 2004] "Early B.C." "Missionaries" "1850-1900"