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Book, 'Scriptural Studies'; XAH.C.748

Book, 'Scriptural Studies'; XAH.C.748
Name/Title
Book, 'Scriptural Studies'
About this object
This hardbound book entitled ‘Scriptural Studies’ belonged to Mildred Kerr Taylor when she was eight years old. She has written "Milly Taylor, Oct 29th, 1877" on the front cover.

The Kerr Taylor family were devout Anglicans and attended both morning and evening services at St. Luke’s Church in Mount Albert, Auckland, every Sunday. All of the Kerr Taylor children attended Sunday School where their mother, Sophia, taught for 46 years. It is likely that Mildred used this book to study for her Sunday school lessons. Mildred and her older sister Winifred also taught at Sunday school when their mother retired in 1920. (1)

(1) Jan Harris, ‘Alberton and Its Family,’ 1999

For more information about the Kerr Taylor family and Alberton, which is cared for by Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga, visit our website.

Medium and Materials
Paper
Measurements
14.6 x 9cm
Credit Line
Collection of Alberton, Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga
Object Type
Book
Object number
XAH.C.748

Tags

Alberton
Devotional Literature
Mildred Kerr Taylor
Sunday school


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