SY5790 : Banner, St Peter's Church

taken 6 years ago, near to Long Bredy, Dorset, Great Britain

Banner, St Peter's Church
Banner, St Peter's Church
Mary Sumner (1828–1921) founded the Mothers Union as an organisation that would unite mothers of all social classes in mutual support and promote motherhood. In 1876, after the birth of her first grandchild Mary was inspired to bring together the mothers of the parish in mutual support and held the first meeting of what was to become the Mothers’ Union in the Old Alresford Rectory. Today the Union is a global movement with over 3.6 million members. Mary is buried with her husband in the grounds of Winchester Cathedral.

For a photograph of Mary's grave see SU4829 : Tomb of Mary Sumner by Jonathan Kington.
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SY5790, 86 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 1 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 7 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Religious sites 
Place (from Tags)
Long Bredy 
Person (from Tags)
Mary Sumner 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 5707 9057 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:42.7900N 2:36.5646W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 5706 9057
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Church Detail  Banner  Mothers Union 

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