This thesis outlines the setting for and establishment of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the British Isles. The intent is to identify and analyze who the early converts were that first embraced Mormonism in England, in and around Preston, Lancashire. The study describes the extant records, the social and economic family lifestyle, and religiosity of the Mormon converts from 1837, upon the Church's arrival in Britain, to approximately 1851.
College and Department
Family, Home, and Social Sciences; History
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Smart, Paul Floyd, "The History of the Early Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Preston, Lancashire, England" (1989). All Theses and Dissertations. 5114.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, England, Preston, History, Mormon Church, History