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[Magic lantern service] (lantern service, Leavesden, Hertfordshire, England, 16 October 1895)

Type of event
lantern service
Full title
Magic lantern service
Date
16 October 1895
People linked to event

DAVEY, Captain William R.  (1867-1941) – lecturer

Reference
‘The Church's Holy War’ in Church Army gazette

“Light on the subject: we have been privileged in this scattered parish, with a visit from Capt. Davey, who held Lantern Services here on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, Oct. 14, 15, and 16. The children were interested in the illustrated story, 'Given in Charge,' and full of glee over the comical slides. Thank God for these opportunities of brightening young lives. The adults seemed much impressed by the pictures illustrative of the story of the Cross. God grant that there may be admission gained through 'eye gate' into many a cheerless life, and that through these pictures being in the mind, some may be led to think more of eternal matters.”

Lucerna ID 7000293

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 19 February 2011

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