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Photograph of David Livingstone and Anna M. Livingstone, c.1857-1866. Copyright Wellcome Library, London. CC BY 4.0

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  • Paget, James, 1814-1899 (1) - Surgeon at St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London, and Professor of Anatomy. Surgeon to Queen Victoria. Vice-Chancellor of London University. Created a Baronet 1871.
  • Pakington, John S., 1799-1880 (1) - Conservative politician, inter alia Minister for War and Colonies 1852. Created Baron Hampton 1874.
  • Palmerston, Lord, 1784-1865 (7) - Henry John Temple, succeeded to the title in 1802. Foreign Secretary 1830-41, 1846-51. Prime Minister 1859-65. Livingstone was in agreement with his anti-slavery policies.
  • Parents and Sisters (10)
  • Paris Geographical Society (1)
  • Parker, John H., 1816-1858 (1) - Fellow student of Livingstone at Ongar. Missionary in Calcutta 1843-58.
  • Paterson, T.M.B., 1844-1921 (1) - Minister of Hamilton West (United) Free Church 1875-1920.
  • Pedro V, King of Portugal , 1837-1861 (1) - King of Portugal 1853-61.
  • Pennell, John (1) - First Class Stoker, R.N. Served aboard the "Pioneer" from 1861-64. Accompanied Livingstone from Zanzibar to Bombay in 1864.
  • Percy, [?] (1)
  • Peto, Samuel M., 1809-1889 (2) - Builder and contractor in the railroad industry. Also a Baptist philanthropist, represented Norwich, Finsbury, and Bristol in the House of Commons.
  • Peyton, Lumley W. (1) - Lieutenant on HMS "Frolic" 1854-56 and its Acting Commander.
  • Peyton, Mrs. Lumley (1) - Wife of Lumley Peyton.
  • Philip, John, 1775-1851 (4) - London Missionary Society Director. LMS Superintendent in southern Africa in 1820-50.
  • Philip, Mrs. John, ?-1847 (2) - Wife of John Philip, superintendent of the London Missionary Society in southern Africa.
  • Phillips, John, 1800-1874 (1) - Eminent geologist. Keeper of York Museum 1825-40. Professor of Geology, Trinity College, Dublin 1844-53. Keeper of the Ashmolean Museum 1854-70. Assistant Secretary of the British Association 1832-59.
  • Playfair, Lyon, 1818-1898 (2) - Classmate of Livingstone's at Anderson College. On the faculty of the Royal School of Mines in the 1840s. Represented the universities of Edinburgh and St. Andrew's 1868-85, and South Leeds 1885-92. Created Baron Playfair in 1892.
  • Playfair, Robert L., 1828-1899 (3) - Soldier, diplomat, naturalist, and author. Brother of Lyon Playfair. Rose to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Madras army. Consul at Zanzibar, and for Algeria 1867-96. Knighted 1886.
  • Plow, John C. (1)
  • Porter, William, 1805-1880 (2) - Attorney-General of the Cape Colony 1839-65.
  • Poyser, Miss (1)
  • Prentice, Manning (1) - Younger brother of Thomas L. Prentice. Considered becoming an artisan missionary.
  • Prentice, Thomas L. (7) - Friend of Livingstone while he was a student. Also wished to be a missionary, but instead became a corn merchant.
  • Price, William S., 1825/6-1911 (6) - Anglican clergyman. Worked for many years with the Church Missionary Society in East Africa and India. In charge of school for freed slaves at Nasik, near Bombay, which provided Livingstone with some of his attendants for the final expedition.
  • Procter, Lovell J., 1833-1910 (5) - Anglican clergyman. Served with the Universities' Mission to Central Africa 1861-63. Last post was as Rector of Radwell, Hertfordshire.
  • Pyne, Benjamin T., 1798/9-1880 (19) - Farmer at North Weald, with whom Livingstone became friendly when a student there. After his wife's death he retired to Bishop's Stortford.
  • Pyne, Elizabeth, 1799/1800-1853 (2) - Wife of Benjamin T. Pyne.