The Lustleigh branch of the Rechabites outside the Church House

Record Number: 6046 | © Lustleigh Society
The Rechabites were members of a teetotal society founded in 1835 and named after Rechab of Jeremiah 35:6. They used the Church House in Lustleigh for thei meetings. The Church Houses was then known as the Reading Room and is still in use today.

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lustleigh
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rechabites
teetotal
alcohol
recab
bible
jeremiah
church house
building
reading room
men
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children
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uniform
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early 20th century
early 1900s
1900s

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