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[Magic lantern service] (lantern service, London, England, 7 January 1896)

Type of event
lantern service
Full title
Magic lantern service
7 January 1896
Time of day
People linked to event

SARGENT, Captain   (fl. 1890s) – lecturer


“Children more generous than grown ups. St Simon’s, Chelsea.- On Friday evening, Feb. 7, a crowd of children trooped into the Schoolroom to a Lantern Entertainment, given by Capt. Sargent, who spoke briefly upon the story of 'A Torn Bible”. Afterwards pictures of different animals were thrown upon the sceern, and one of the Sisters told them a goog anecdotes about them. The children all seemed highly pleased, and their offerings amounted to the sum of 8s 1d. Following the children’s meeting was one for adults. Subject: 'A Torn Bible.” The connective readings were given by the Vicar of the parish. Collection – 7s. 7d. We are hoping to have another Lantern Service soon, and we are praying God to continue to bless the efforts. B.G. and M.W. for Capt. Sargent.”

Lucerna ID 7000333

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 19 February 2011

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