Unveiling of plaques at St Swithin’s on 11 June 2016.



24 members and friends of the Burney Society assembled at St Swithin’s on the 11th June 2016 to see the unveiling of the new plaque to Sarah Harriet Burney. Linda Bree, the current Chair of the Society, opened the proceedings and Tony Davenport, accompanied by his daughter Imogen, unveiled the plaque. A special plaque in memory of Hester Davenport, as a tribute to all her work for the Society, was also unveiled.  Lorna Clark then spoke about Sarah Harriet Burney and her life, and the story of how she had come across the picture of the missing plaque.