Fonds - Church of England Women's Association (St. Faith's, Ireland's Eye, NF) fonds

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Church of England Women's Association (St. Faith's, Ireland's Eye, NF) fonds

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CEWA

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  • 1905 - 1965 (Creation)
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    Church of England Women's Association (St. Faith's, Ireland's Eye, N.L..)

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16 cm of textual records

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(1905-1965)

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The Church of England Women’s Association (C.E.W.A.) was founded in 1876 at Heart’s Content. The C.E.W.A. promoted Christian unity and fellowship at home and overseas. A branch of the C.E.W.A .was established at Ireland’s Eye in 1905. On October 4th, 41 ladies from the congregation attended the first meeting, which was addressed by Mrs. Hollands, wife of the Rector of the Parish. All present voted in favour of establishing St. Faith’s branch.

The Association met once a week to work at sewing, knitting, embroidery etc. They held regular sales of work, and the proceeds were donated to various charities at home and abroad, and contributions were made to the rector’s stipend and church funds. The Association made a substantial contribution to the new Church of St. George’s built in 1927.

The final meeting of St. Faith’s was held on August 28 1965.

Custodial history

Since the resettlement of the community the records have been kept at the rectory of the parish of Trinity.

Scope and content

The fonds contains minutes and attendance of the C.E.W.A. meetings, 1905-1965; accounts, 1927-1965; a record of altar work; an account of collections for a new church from 1920 onwards; annual report for 1961-63 and Christmas letters for 1959, 1962 and 1963.

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Donated by the Rector of the Parish of Trinity, Rev. G. Colbourne, July 2000.

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Draft

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Created - April 12, 2013

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  • English

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