The remarkable story of Nancy De Garrs, Charlotte Brontë’s nurse is available now. Donate £7 or more if you are in the UK or £12 or more if you are outside the UK and we will send you by post the 34 page booklet detailing the life of Nancy De Garrs (also known as Nancy Garrs). This should be a fascinating read for any Brontë enthusiast. Find out how Nancy defended Patrick Brontë after Elizabeth Gaskell’s book was published. Her daily routine with the children, how Emily and Charlotte visited her at home and how she was given presents by the Brontës which she cherished to the very end, until…. The story includes murder, tragic accidents and family members being sent to prison. Also the mystery of the missing portrait of Charlotte, on glass. To find out more you must get hold of a copy of The remarkable story of Nancy De Garrs.
All proceeds will go to the Nancy De Garrs memorial fund to pay for a headstone and for ground improvements and maintenance. When donating please state that you require a booklet.
If you are local to West Yorkshire then the booklet is also available from the Bronte bookshop, Tony Venables bookshop, Spooks bookshop and the shop next to the church steps in Haworth, Also at Emily’s the Bronte’s birthplace in Thornton and Plenty at the Square in Thornton. Also at Visit Bradford Tourist office in Bradford. You could also call at Undercliffe Cemetery for a copy. The cost is £5 if you are picking one up locally.