Newsletter, Over-Seas League, South West Area News Bulletin

Over-Seas League
Production date
Mar 1958
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Public Domain

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Brief Description
Three page newsletter, Over-Seas League South West Area New Bulletin No. 91, March 1958. Three images on the front page feature: The Penzance Memorial, Reverend William Colenso and The New Zealand Memorial Cairn [Colenso Missionary Explorer First Visit 1847].
The lead article titled: Penzance and New Zealand, is regarding a two month visit to England by twelve senior post-primary New Zealand schoolboys, to be entertained in Penzance for two days by Mr W Colenso, great-nephew of the Reverend William Colenso. It lists the itinerary in the South-West area and is followed by a brief biography of the Reverend William Colenso.
Reports provide information about talks held in the South-West area:
Bath - Miss Neilson, Principal of the City of Bath Training College of Domestic Science speaking on a visit to Nigeria to visit her old students
Exeter - Mr Kenneth Smith, Superintendent of Paignton Zoo speaking on his expedition to British Guiana to collect specimens for the zoo
Cheltenham - Captain C A E Harwich, who served many years in the police force in Uganda speaking on "Witchcraft and Black Magic"
Penzance & St Ives - Mr N A Harvey speaking on "Singapore To-day"
Plymouth - Mr H G Hurrell, the Naturalist, showing films in colour
Taunton - Mrs Betty speaking on "Life in Baghdad"
Teignmouth - Brigadier F G Drayson speaking on "From the Nilgiri Mountains to the Pegu Yomas"
Torquay - Major J B Takala speaking on his native Fiji and Mrs M Brookes speaking on her visit to New Zealand
Weston-Super-Mare - Mrs Miller-Barstow stepping in to give an account of recent travel experiences due to the illness of Mr Gilbert Addy of Ghana

The remainder of the bulletin features the names of representatives, events and programmes for March and April and a membership table.
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Mar 1958
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Printed in black ink on paper
Height x Width: 330 x 203mm
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gifted by Mrs W M Simcox
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5974, 62430


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