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First 'Annual Meeting' New Zealand Friends, Christchurch

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A photograph of a large group of people sitting outside a building. English Quaker Percy Fletcher attended this first Annual Meeting of the New Zealand Religious Society of Friends, held in Christchurch. Fletcher is standing fourth from the left in…

First General Meeting of the New Zealand Society of Friends (Quakers)

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A photograph of a large group of people, the delegates to the conference of the Society of Friends in New Zealand, held in Auckland at Easter 1914. Included in the group are Alfred Gregory (back row third from right, in front); Margaret Lloyd (third…

Silas Stedman in uniform

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Photograph of Silas Stedman in military uniform

New Zealand Socialist Party Conference, 1910

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When the New Zealand Socialist Party held its annual conference in Christchurch in March 1910, Fred Cooke and his wife Ida were among the delegates attending. Fred was one of the three Christchurch delegates to the conference and Ida was attending as…

James Vallance in later life

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James or Jim Vallance came from a farm at Coopers Creek, near Oxford. He belonged to a small, evangelistic, non-denominational church, which sent him to do ‘Gospel work’ in South Australia in 1908 and he continued working as an evangelist for the…

James Vallance as a young man

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James or Jim Vallance came from a farm at Coopers Creek, near Oxford. He belonged to a small, evangelistic, non-denominational church, which sent him to do ‘Gospel work’ in South Australia in 1908 and he continued working as an evangelist for the…