8th April 2020

The Ministering Children’s League:

This was a British Organiation founded in 1884, with a Victorian branch in 1890. They ran a convalescent home at Queenscliffe, “Cottage by the Sea”. The league changed its name to ‘Cottage by the Sea Inc” in 1998.

The book below was sold as a fund riser. It included articles on child care, health, feeding baby, etc, but was about 50% adverts from sponsors.

See https://repository.monash.edu/exhibits/show/schoolingfood/home/history/advice

Book published by the League c.1945.

Some of the sponsors were button companies and tailoring firms already described in the blog.

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