Jacob Tomlin

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Jacob Tomlin was a Protestant Christian missionary who served with the London Missionary Society during the late Qing Dynasty in China. Tomlin and Karl Gutzlaff were the first Protestant missionaries to reside in Thailand, arriving in 1828.

Works authored or edited[edit]

Tomlin, Jacob (1844). Missionary Journals and Letters London: James Nisbet and Co. [digitized by University of Hong Kong Libraries, Digital Initiatives, "China Through Western Eyes." ]


  • Alexander Wylie (1867). Memorials of Protestant Missionaries to the Chinese: Giving a List of Their Publications, and Obituary Notices of the Deceased. Shanghai: American Presbyterian Mission Press.
  • Broomhall, Alfred (1982). Hudson Taylor and China's Open Century: Barbarians at the Gates. London: Hodder and Stoughton.
  • Anthony Farrington, ed. (2001). Early Missionaries in Bangkok: The Journals of Tomlin, Gutzlaff, and Abeel, 1828-1832. Bangkok, Thailand: White Lotus Press.