Branches of the Anglican Mothers' Union parade through Christchurch holding their banners in the 1930s. This procession, which may have been part of an annual diocesan festival, was a public statement of members' strong views about the moral role of mothers. Their belief that mothers had a vital responsibility to uphold the sanctity of marriage and to train children for a Christian life was consistent with wider public attitudes at the time.
Using this item
Anglican Diocese of Christchurch
Reference: Mother's Union Papers
This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.