1932 Blackburn Centenary Celebrations

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This centenary gathering, celebrating the formation of a Temperance (not total abstinence) society in Blackburn in 1831, shows representatives from the Rechabites, the Band of Hope, the Independent Order of Good Templars, and the Women’s Temperance Union.

The Platform at Queen's Hall
Flashlight photo: "The Blackburn Times."

On the platform below (left to right): Mr. W. Nuttall, Rev. A. Myers, Mr. F. Parry, Rev. Fred Hibbert, Blackpool (formerly of Blackburn), Rev. Canon Spencer Elliott (Bolton), The Mayor (Alderman L. Bates, J.P.), The Mayoress (Mrs. Bates), Rev. W. Horne, Mrs. Frank Harrison, and Mr. T. Lewis (Lees Hall), with Mr. W. E. Moss behind, together with representatives of the Rechabite movement, Band of Hope Union, I.O.G. Templars, and British Women's Temperance Association.

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