Tea & Talk: Girls Mutual Improvement Society of Warkworth

Warkworth Museum The Parry Kauri Park, Tudor Collins Drive, Warkworth, Warkworth, New Zealand

In the 1890’s a Warkworth grocer named James Byrt Jordon and his wife Mary Jane had four daughters. On Mrs Jordon’s initiative the Girls’ Mutual Improvement Society was formed on April 11, 1893, to promote improvement in the young women of Warkworth. Meetings commencing at 7pm were to be held at member’s homes on the […]