ribbon with words, image of bible and medal attached at pointed end ribbon with words, image of bible and medal attached at pointed end
front and rear views of ribbon and medal
all images kindly donated by Graham Parker, Great Britain
 
 

Ribbon with words:
CONGREGATIONAL SUNDAY SCHOOLS

MACCLESFIELD


Reference Number:- Darby Number:- Godden Number:-
se 008 not recorded not recorded
 
Words:
Woven on silk:-
CONGREGATIONAL
SUNDAY SCHOOLS
 
 
{image of open bible}
 
 
MACCLESFIELD
 
{medal attached to
pointed end of ribbon}
 
Size:

silk:
cm deep by cm wide

Comments:
The ribbon is signed on the top turn-over:
T. STEVENS MANUFACTR. COVENTRY & LONDON.
Stevens signature on reverse top turnover of this ribbon
 

The medal was struck to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the founding of Sunday Schools. There is a bust of the founder Robert Raikes (1736-1811) on the front, with his name on either side of the bust. Around the edge of the medal are the words; " FOUNDER OF SUNDAY SCHOOLS 1780 ".

On the rear is a detailed image of a lion, with the words around the edge: " CENTENARY OF SUNDAY SCHOOLS MACCLESFIELD 1880 ".

 
front side of medal   reverse side of medal
front and rear views of medal
 


Back to List of Other Silk Items
Back to Stevengraphs

This page was created on 9 April 2020 © Peter Daws
Web site address: www.stevengraph-silks.com