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Princess Alice Branch of the National Children's Home

At the Princess Alice Branch, the Prizegiving and Christmas Cantata were combined. Our local Treasurer, Mr. C. H. Brampton, presided, and the prizes were distributed by the principles. The rev. R. S. Armsby, B. A., Mr. Shirley Smith, the Governor and the others took part in gathering. The Choir, under sister Freda Tye's able direction, rendered the Cantata Snow White exceedingly well, and to the great satisfaction of the large number of friends who assembled to hear it. Our beautiful Hall was crowded.        
Highways and Hedges March 1902 p.49
Transcribed by Emily Ross
During the closing days of January and the early weeks of February the Princess Alice Choir held a series of musical meetings in some of the south-western counties, including the towns of Monmouth, Dursley, Lydney, Portishead, Minehead, Porlock, Watchet, South Molton, Tiverton, Barnstaple, Ilfracombe, Bideford, Budleigh Salterton, Street, Ilminister, Paulton, Cinderford and Thornbury. We had an unbroken series of kind receptions and successful meetings, for which careful preparation had been made by friends at each place. The result was a rekindling of interest in the work of The Children's Home, considerable immediate fruit, and a large addition to the number of Birthday Subscriptions. Both Ministers and lay friends met in generous rivalry to do our work the best possible service.-T. D.      
Highways and Hedges March 1902
Transcribed by Emily Ross

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