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[Magic lantern service] (lantern service, Bolton, Lancashire, England, 11 January 1896)

Type of event
lantern service
Full title
Magic lantern service
11 January 1896
People linked to event

RYDER, R.  (fl. 1890s) – lecturer


“Little Joy” Always Pleases. Bolton Emmanuel. – On Saturday, Jan. 11, in our new Mission Room we held a most blessed service of song, entiteld 'Given in Charge, or little Joy’s Mission.” Our large room was crowded; Mr. R. Ryder read the beautiful story which was most effective, our Curate presided. The choruses solos, etc., were feelingly performed, conducted and accompanied by members of our Mission and friends a small choir of children sang the Chorus 'Children’s voices”, most prettily. Our best thanks are due to our worthy schoolmaster, who so kindly worked his splendid limelight magic lantern for us, and the beautyful and touching pictures, music and story will be long remembered. Nearly £2 was handed over to our Mission Fund as the result of the evening. For Capt. F.H.Carter.”

The lantern was operated by a local schoolmaster.
Lucerna ID 7000320

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 26 June 2011

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