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[Magic lantern service] (lantern service, Keresley, Warwickshire, England, June - July 1898)

Type of event
lantern service
Full title
Magic lantern service
June 1898 – July 1898
Van mission
Organisations linked to event

– organiser

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

“THE MEN WERE THERE Keresley, near Coventry. - The 'Worcester' III. Mission Van arrived in this village lately, in charge of Captain Dearden. Open-air Services were held at the Van, which was situated in the Recreation Ground. These were preceded by Lantern Services, which were held in the 'upperroom' (Schoolroom). We were greatly indebted to the Schoolmaster for the use of this room, inasmuch as his house is underneath. One special feature of the Mission was the way in which the men of the village attended the Services, many of them applying for Memorial Cards at the close. During the stay of the Van here, three Services were held in Radford School (by request), conducted by the Missioners, who received every kindness at the hands of the villagers. [...]”

Lucerna ID 7000585

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 19 February 2011

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