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[Magic lantern service] (lantern service, Heywood, Lancashire, England, )

Type of event
lantern service
Full title
Magic lantern service
Date
unknown
Audience
1st Van mission
People linked to event

PRESCOTT, Captain   (fl. 1900s) – lecturer

Organisations linked to event
Reference
‘Rescue the Perishing’ in Church Army gazette

“'In Unknown Land': The Manchester No. II Van under the command of Capt. Prescott, recently paid a visit to this parish. I believe this is the first visit of the Church Army Missioners to this part of Heywood, and very few of our people knew anything of the great work the Church Army is doing in so many of our large towns ans straggling, sleepy, neglected villages. The meetings were held in the schoolroom and were very well attended. They were bright and attractive, the lantern services adding much to their popularity. (...)”

Lucerna ID 7001189

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 19 February 2011

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