Manchester District Unitarian and Free Christian Lay Preachers' Union

Scope and Content

Minute Book containing handwritten minutes of the Manchester Union along with annual reports. Occasional typescript minutes and reports are pasted into book.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Manchester Union was formed in 1904 with the function of 'supplying vacant pulpits'. It was affiliated to the National Unitarian Lay Preachers' Union set up in 1913.


Alan Rushton, A History of Lay Preaching in the Unitarian Movement (London: Unitarian Lay Preachers' Association, 1973) .