Albert Allan Conibear (1897-1953)
Albert Allan Conibear was born on the island of St Helier, the son of the Bible Christian minister Albert James Conibear. He trained at Victoria Park College for the ministry of the United Methodist Church and was appointed to the Ningpo District of China in 1922.
Conibear served in China until the outbreak of World War 2 when he returned to England and entered the home ministry. During his time in China, he had played a leading role in the development of a Chinese ministry and the establishment of a new Girls' School.
He went back to China in 1945 and remained there for two years. After he returned to England, Conibear worked as the Birmingham Secretary and later the Home Secretary of the United Society for Christian Literature.
He died in London after a long period of ill health.
Source: Minutes of Conference 1953