ST7818 : Banner, St Gregory's Church

taken 10 years ago, near to Marnhull, Dorset, Great Britain

Banner, St Gregory's Church
Banner, St Gregory's Church
The banner of the Marnhull 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 see image SU4829 : Tomb of Mary Sumner by Jonathan Kington.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 19 February, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 20 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Religious sites 
Place (from Tags)
Marnhull 
Person (from Tags)
Mary Sumner 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 7814 1872 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:58.0488N 2:18.7607W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 7814 1872
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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