The Origins, History, Traditions and Culture of ‘Mothering Sunday’

Posted on March 10th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

To celebrate ‘Mothering Sunday’, we thought we’d post this newspaper article from 1936, which describes the origins, history and customs of the day.

newspaper report on mothering sunday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lichfield Mercury – Friday 20 March 1936

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000379/19360320/044/0006

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