Archive centreKendal
ReferenceWDSO 207
TitleBritish and Foreign Bible Society: Kendal Auxiliary
DescriptionCommittee minutes 1868-1983; Minutes of the Ladies Bible Association and Women's Sub-Committee 1822-1875, 1950-1982; Reports 1817 and 1857; Annual reports, Treasurer's statements and list of contributions 1858-1932; list of collectors and subscribers 1938-1951; Cash book 1939-1982. Accounts 1962-1982; stray statements of account and correspondence 1969-1974; List of officials and collectors 1956
Extent2 boxes
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ContextThe Society in Kendal was established on 15 January 1810 : "At a meeting of the inhabitants of Kendal on the 15th inst., it was unanimously agreed to establish a Society there, in aid of the British and Foreign Bible Society in London; an example which we hope will be followed by every respectable town in the Kingdom." Lancaster Gazette, 27 January 1810. It was reconstituted as "The Kendal Action Group of the British and Foreign Bible Society" at a meeting on 28 February 1983.
Catalogue levelFonds
Subject termsReligion
bible and theology
clubs and societies

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