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Mothers' Union parade, Christchurch (3rd of 3)

Mothers' Union parade, Christchurch

The Mothers' Union was the main organisation for lay (non-professional) Anglican women. This is a Mothers' Union parade in Christchurch in the 1930s. The women hold banners identifying the branches of the organisation they belong to. They are led by a deaconess holding a large and ornate cross.

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Christchurch Anglican Diocesan Archives
Reference: Mother's Union Papers

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Allan K. Davidson, 'Anglican Church - Colonial Anglicans', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 4 July 2022)

Story by Allan K. Davidson, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 20 Apr 2018