The Emily Williamson statue campaign

Tessa Boase gave a talk at CGN on 2nd Sep 2021 about Emily Williamson who lived in Didsbury and who founded the RSPB in response to her abhorrence of the trade and fashion for feathers and plumage. Tessa is running a campaign to have Emily better recognised. This part of her talk told us the story of Emily Williamson and how the campaign to have a statue of her in Manchester is progressing