Story: Religion and society

Salvation Army barracks, Sydenham

Salvation Army barracks, Sydenham

Sydenham was a working-class area of Christchurch in the early 20th century. The size of these buildings on Battersea Street in 1909 suggests that the Salvation Army attracted considerable support from the community.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Steffano Webb Collection (PAColl-3061)
Reference: 1/1-009051-G
Photograph by Steffano Francis Webb

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How to cite this page:

John Stenhouse, 'Religion and society - Secularism, gender and politics', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 May 2022)

Story by John Stenhouse, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 4 Apr 2018