Minute book and business papers of the Zion Old British School, Leeds, also known as the Zion Sunday School Fund

Scope and Content

Contents: (1) Minute book, 1949-78; (2) Bank books, in account with Yorkshire [Penny] Bank, 1932-72 (2 vols.); (3) Loose-leaf file of annual statements of account, 1950-78; (4) File of correspondence, 1971-78 (174 ff.); (5) Envelope of copies of Ministry of Education/DES Form CT 170, 1951-77; (6) Wallet of loose papers (61 ff.), cheque book stubs (2 vols.) and statements of account 1973-8 (6 ff.)

Administrative / Biographical History

Zion Sunday School was founded in 1832 as a non-denominational school, serving the Holbeck and New Wortley areas of Leeds. Samuel Smiles was a teacher in its early years

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Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of the Fund, October 1980


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