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Alliance House and the Temperance Movement

Information Directory


The Temperance movement in Britain has a long and proud history, starting in the  early 19th Century.

Following the Gin Craze, the founders of the Temperance movement sought an answer to alcoholism.

Click here to read about the origins of Alliance House.


Growth of the Movement

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The Temperance Movement grew rapidly during the 19th Century and soon permeated and influenced religious organisations, political parties and social organisations.​​

Click here for a complete timeline.

Temperance Journals

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Click here to see examples of the numerous Journals published by Temperance Societies.

Temperance Advocates

Click here to see a gallery of images of Temperance leaders, activists and workers.

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