Religious Tract Society

The Religious Tract Society was a British evangelical Christian organization founded in 1799 and known for publishing a variety of popular religious and quasi-religious texts in the 19th century. The society engaged in charity as well as commercial enterprise, publishing books and periodicals for profit.

Religious Tract Society
The Depository of the Religious Tract Society at 56 Paternoster Row, opened in 1844.[1]
SuccessorUnited Society for Christian Literature
Founded1799
Defunct1935 (1935)
Location
  • London, England

Periodicals published by the RTS included Boy's Own Paper, Girl's Own Paper and The Leisure Hour.


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