Aireborough Historical Society

1850 Rawdon Mutual Improvement Society




Title
Rawdon Mutual Improvement Society
Date December 1850
Location Rawdon
Photo ID
V430
Comment

                                "RAWDEN MUTUAL IMPROVEMENT SOCIETY

    On Tuesday the annual soiree of this society was held in the British Training Schools in the above village.

After tea the company adjourned to Baptist Chapel adjacent where the "feast of reason and flow of soul" was pleasantly continued under the presidency of Joseph White Esq. of Apperley Lane.

     Amongst the visitors were the chairman R Milligan Esq. of Acacia, R Thomas Esq. surgeon of Rawden, N Briggs Esq.  J V Godwin Esq.  B Harrison Esq. of Bradford, Rev. Dr. Godwin, Mr Wm. Byles and other gentlemen.

Most of these addressed the assembly."

 

Image courtesy of the British Newspaper Archive, research by Edwy Harling

 

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