A History of Mary Sumner House is a wonderful insight into the headquarters of Mothers’ Union.
This book was produced by the Mothers’ Union and explores the history from it’s inception right up to present day.
It also includes a collection of archived photos and letters. This provides an incredible insight into the people that have passed through this building and the impact it has had on the Mothers’ Union and its members.
Produced by Mother’s Union. Written by Rin Hamburgh. Cover illustration by Mathew Wright. A5 paperback. 32 pages.
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