Church History Early

The Albert Hall was briefly the venue for anti-‘Mormon’ lectures and debates in the 1880s
The cottage where David McKay, father of President David O McKay, was born in Scotland.
Edith Russell from Bradford won first prize in 1942 for this story in the annual Christmas Literary Contest
This is the story of Merthyr Tydfil in the 1930 where missionaries made a difference
Also 180 years since the restored gospel was first accepted in Scotland.
New converts were baptised in this fast flowing, icy river
In May 1852, Thomas Obray loaded a large and heavy box of his tools onboard a screw steamship docked in Liverpool as he prepared to journey to the Mediterranean island of Malta.
On 27 March 1960, members from congregations across Northern England gathered in the Hippodrome for the organisation of the stake. At one meeting there were 2,026 people present, which represented 85% of the stake’s membership. “Now you keep that up, President Larsen,” said Elder Lee.
Outside the new Sunderland branch chapel, menacing posters and placards greeted members and missionaries
The Millennial Star of November 1892 includes a Roll of Honour, listing the names of missionaries who died while serving in different parts of the world
By the winter of 1918/1919, British Saints were keen to rebuild their lives and return to normality, but it would be a while yet until they reached that point.
The 1920s was a difficult period of time for members who faced considerable hostility and prejudice