Day: 12 May 2020

Nellie Brennan – A Manx Heroine

Eleanor (better known as Nellie or Nelly) Brennan was the daughter of a laundress in Douglas whose sailor husband had died at sea a month before Nellie was born.   Growing up, Nellie helped her mother in laundering and pressing clothes but when Nellie was 16, her mother died and so […]