SY7190 : Banner, St Michael's Church

taken 6 years ago, near to Stinsford, Dorset, Great Britain

Banner, St Michael's Church
Banner, St Michael's Church
The banner of the Stinsford Branch of the Mothers Union.

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 SU4829 : Tomb of Mary Sumner by Jonathan Kington.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 1 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 17 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Religious sites 
Place (from Tags)
Stinsford 
Person (from Tags)
Mary Sumner 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 7113 9099 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:43.0689N 2:24.6186W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 7113 9099
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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