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|1953 13 Oct
||Una Townshend arrives in Malta and is named a Knight of Bahá’u’lláh. [BW13:454, BWNS234]
||Una Townshend; Knight of Baha’u’llah
||Mary Olga Katherine Mills (née Bieymann) arrives in Malta and is named a Knight of Bahá’u’lláh. [BW13:454]
||Mary Olga Katherine Mills (née Bieymann); Knight of Baha’u’llah
||Dr John George Mitchell, an English physician who became a Bahá’í in 1950, arrives in Malta and is named a Knight of Bahá’u’lláh. [BW13:454]
||John George Mitchell; Knight of Baha’u’llah
|1972 7 Sep
||The first local spiritual assembly in Malta is formed.
||The first Bahá’í Winter School of Malta takes place. [BW17:192]
|2003 3 Mar
||The passing of Knight of Bahá'u'lláh Una Dean, née Townshend, in Edmonton, Canada. Una lived a full life of Bahá'í service. In 1946 she was the first Bahá'í in Dublin and was later a member of the first spiritual assembly. She also helped to form the first spiritual assembly in Liverpool. In October 1953 she was the first Bahá'i in Malta, a goal of the Ten Year Crusade. In 1954 she returned to Ireland to tend to her ailing father and to assist him in writing Christ and Bahá'u'lláh. After his passing in 1957 she moved to America, met and married her husband, Dick Dean, and moved to Edmonton where she served on the Local Assembly until 1987. [BW02-03p169]
||Edmonton; Alberta; Canada; Malta; Ireland; Liverpool; Dublin
||Una Dean; Una Townshend; Knight of Baha'u'llah