The Church Minshull Community Website
By Arena Webteam - 1st April 2017 8:49am
Women of Church Minshull
Amelia Massey Brereton
Written by Dr Joanne Smith
Church Minshull has a vibrant and dynamic community, with many activities being effectively organised by local women who dedicate much time and effort to improving the lives of parishioners. But has this always been the case? What contribution did women make to the village throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries?
In a series of forthcoming mini biographical portraits, the contributions of three key women, one a local postmistress, Miss Amelia Massey Brereton and two teachers, Miss Upsom and Miss Potts, will reveal the contributions these women made to Church Minshull. These brief pieces will demonstrate that women's engagement in their local communities has a long and varied history.
Village Arena would like to thank the family of Miss Amelia Brereton for getting in touch with us and sending this super new photograph
popular recent storiesAlso in the news
"Fruit and Veg at the Village Hall" “Perry's have just informed us that they are unable to come to the Village Hall tomorrow — Friday 3 July — as their business has suddenly become hectic with supplying restaurants that are re-opening (which is their main business), combined with a shortage of staff this week. We would hope to confirm by Tuesday next week if they...
Phase two of discretionary fund open for small eligible businesses.Please click HERE for the latest document...
So last week I said goodbye to my friend Finn, whom I've known for as long as I've been here reporting to you — three and a half years! He has been getting a bit slower with age, and with reluctance and the concern of their friends his people had finally decided that the time had come. Whoa, steady! What did you think I was on about? Put away those hankies! If you'd only waited I...