Authorized Form of NameChurch of England Scripture Readers' Association; 1844-
Corporate NameChurch of England Scripture Readers' Association
DatesAndPlacesScripture Readers' Association formed 1844 under Bishop Blomfield of London and Bishop Sumner of Winchester; consolidated in 1849 as the Church of England Scripture Readers' Association.
ActivityTo strengthen the parochial organisation of the church by employing lay workers to assist the clergy of the poorest parishes, initially in London.
SourceAccess to Archives website
'From Cranmer to Davidson: a Church of England miscellany', ed. Stephen Taylor (19990, p. 266

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