Bolton Genealogy

Register of the Lancashire & Cheshire Band of Hope Union - Astley Bridge Baptist Church

The earliest date is 1886 with names & some addresses but no ages; there then seems to be a big gap until 1904, although some pages are not dated. Please click on image number to see actual signature.

The Band of Hope was founded in Leeds in 1847 by the Reverend Jabez Tunnicliff, and aimed to save working class children from the perils of drink by teaching them the importance and principles of sobriety and teetotalism.

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Note for 27/2/1921, Mr Alex Brown, Agent, Speaker Temperance Sunday.
06/03/1921 Result of Mr Alex Brown Speaking 27/2/1921
Arthur Henry Price, listed as Secretary B of H on 6/3/1921.