Tasmania's Heritage

Agency Details

Agency Number: NG3004
Title: BAND OF HOPE UNION
Start Date: 12 May 1927
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Description:

In Victorian Britain, local and national groups were founded to tackle the problem of excessive drinking in society. These organisations, with the backing of the Church of England, worked hard to highlight the destructive effects of alcohol on the body and mind of the drinker, on the individual's family and dependants, and on society as a whole in the form of drunken behaviour, crime and poverty

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40 NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS
39 RELIGION
Related Agencies:
NG337 WOMAN'S CHRISTIAN TEMPERANCE UNION OF TASMANIA 01 Jan 1891
Series Created By Agency:
NS3535  BRANXHOLM BRANCH - MINUTES OF MEETINGS 12 May 1927 22 Mar 1928