Sunday School Society

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William Fox, founder of the society

The Sunday School Society was a British association of Sunday schools, founded by William Fox (1736–1826) on 7 September 1785.[1]

Members of the Clapham Sect were involved in the society.[2]

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  1. ^ Fox, William; Raikes, Robert (1831). Ivimey, Joseph (ed.). Memoir of W. Fox, Esq., founder of the Sunday-School Society: comprising the history of the origin … of that … institution, with correspondence … between W. Fox, Esq. and R. Raikes, etc. George Wightman.
  2. ^ Gathro, Richard (2001). "William Wilberforce and His Circle of Friends". Knowing & Doing. C. S. Lewis Institute. ...originally appeared in the Summer 2001 issue of the C. S. Lewis Institute Report.

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