The Women’s Institute

The Women’s Institute in Witham. Including their support for Miss Charlotte Pattisson as a Council candidate in 1922 Just oddments. Nothing after 1945.   Essex County Chronicle, 11 April 1919 Women’s Institute On Monday evening a social meeting in connection with the local Women’s Institute was held at the Y.M.C.A. hut, Mrs Brandt, the president, in … Continue reading “The Women’s Institute”

27. The Women's Institute

    At a “social meeting” in April 1919, the newly formed Witham Women’s Institute was established. Also, “songs were rendered by Miss H Bradhurst and Miss Pearce”. It is this branch which I believe is now being closed down. So it has done well, lasting nearly a century. The first WI branch in Britain … Continue reading “27. The Women's Institute”