Brethren Archive

The Joyful Message

1931 to 1968 (at least)

Edited by:  A.E. Bird

Published by:  London Gospel Tract Depot Stow Hill Bible & Tract Depot


Continuation of Tidings of Light and Peace, though seems to be more of a young-peoples magazine. I have several volumes (1,3,6,11,20,21)
[Sample]


Volumes:
  1. 1 - 1931
  2. 2 - 1932
  3. 3 - 1933
  4. 4 - 1934
  5. 6 - 1936
  6. 11 - 1941
  7. 20 - 1950
  8. 21 - 1951
  9. 22 - 1952
  10. 30-31 - 1960-61
These files are free to download but for personal use only and not re-publication. Thank-you!



Comments:
Tom said ...

Who was A.E. Bird?

Maybe there are some users on here with EB background, past or present, who might be able to find more volumes of this to lend us to scan?

Saturday, Sep 22, 2018 : 21:32
Marty said ...

He also published "The Airman's Farewell," 8p. Published by A. E Bird, 61 Stangray Ave. Plymouth, of the Raven-Taylor Exclusive Brethren, later known as the Plymouth Brethren Christian Church.
Thanks, Nick.

Sunday, Apr 14, 2019 : 05:13
Nick Fleet said ...
Marty, It can't have been published by the PBCC during WW2 since they didn't officially exist until recently.
Tuesday, Nov 10, 2020 : 22:06
Nick Fleet said ...
Alfred Edward Bird (b. 15 Aug 1901 in Plymouth) son of Charles Edward and Emma Maria Johnson. Was a bank clerk in 1939 around the time he wrote 'The Airman's Farewell'. He married Edith Mary Walker in 1924 and they had two children. He died in Bath, Somerset, in 1971.
Wednesday, Nov 11, 2020 : 00:34


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