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Mothers' Union

Group  From 1876 

International Christian charity that seeks to support families worldwide. Founded by Mary Sumner near Winchester, in the parish where her husband was rector. With the support of the Bishop of Winchester it rapidly spread throughout the UK and the British Empire. Formalised as a national organisation in 1896. Queen Victoria became its patron in 1897, her Diamond Jubilee year.

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Mothers' Union - left

To the glory of God and in grateful remembrance of Mary Elizabeth Sumner who ...

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Mothers' Union - right

Inaugurated 1915 Emily Wilberforce – Central President This building was er...

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