Huddersfield Chronicle (13/Feb/1892) - Marsden: Navvy Mission at Marsden

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Navvy Mission at Marsden.

On Saturday evening a tea was given to the children attending the Navvy Mission Sunday School, in connection with the Butterley Waterworks at Marsden. A good number of children were present, and they all seemed to thoroughly enjoy the good things provided. After tea a meeting was held, over which Mr. Sweeney presided. Songs and recitations were given by the children, to the evident amusement of the parents and friends assembled. Mr. J.W. Marsden played the harmonium, and along with Mr. George Hirst, Mr. W. Schofield, and others, materially assisted in making the evening's entertainment bright and attractive. Sweets and oranges (the generous gifts of interested friends) were, during the evening, distributed to the children.