Untold Stories at Richmond Library

Wednesday 2 November 2016

The extraordinary stories of some of early Nelson’s settler women will soon be the subject of a fascinating talk at Richmond Library.

 

Nelson Provincial Museum’s Jessie Bray Sharpin will be visiting Richmond Library to deliver a talk on some of the regions unsung heroines.

 

“The talk focuses on the often untold stories of women from the early settlement of the Nelson/Tasman regions", says Jessie. "It includes inspirational women like Martha Rutherford, who was a refugee from the Taranaki war, a teacher, and Ernest Rutherford’s mother. And business owner Ann Bird, who ran Bird’s Butchers after her husband died.”

 

Jessie Bray Sharpin’s talk is at 5.30pm on Thursday 10 November at Richmond Library.

 

Bookings aren’t necessary, but arrive on time so you don’t miss out on a seat.

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