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Unfolding Destiny

  • Author:
  • Shoghi Effendi

  • Source:
  • UK Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 1981 edition
  • Pages:
  • 490
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Page 476

MISS UNA TOWNSHEND, Knight of Bahá’u’lláh

page 181
Was the first of Hand of the Cause George Townshend’s family to embrace the Faith which her father had espoused many years previously. She was an active Bahá’í youth and on 16 September 1946 became the first pioneer in Ireland where she opened the ‘pivotal centre’ of Dublin and was on its first Spiritual Assembly in 1948. She pioneered to Malta and was the first Knight of Bahá’u’lláh in that island in October 1953.