CCHS Talks

Thursday 19th  September 2019

Nelly Erichsen – her blue plaque should be in Campden.

photograph of Nelly Erichsen

Photograph of the English illustrator and painter Nelly Erichsen (1862-1918).

Sarah Harkness, author of Nelly Erichsen – A Hidden Life.

Thursday 17th  October 2019

Smallpox, Chicken Pox, or Something Else? – the Gloucester Epidemic of 1923.

Dr. Toby Thacker, Cardiff University.

Thursday 21st  November 2019

The Poor and  the Law in the 18th century – the Crisis in the Parishes.

Deborah Hayter, Oxford University Dept. for Continuing Education.

Thursday 5th December 2019

Coins and other discoveries in the North Cotswolds.

Roger Box, Forensic Archaeologist.

Thursday 16th  January 2020

Rich Widows and Naughty Knights:  Sir John Sandys and social climbing in late medieval England.

Dr. Toby Purser, University of Northampton.

Thursday 20th  February 2020

Voyages to the House of Diversion:  Hanwell Castle, 17th century Water Gardens, and the Birth of Modern Science.

Stephen Wass, Oxford University Dept. For Continuing Education.

Campden Town Hall

Campden Town Hall

Thursday 19th March 2020

The History and Mystery of Campden Town Hall.

Judith Ellis, CCHS.

Thursday 16th  April 2020

 Reflections on GCHQ’s Centenary.

Tony Comer, Senior Historian, GCHQ.

The talk will be preceded by the Society’s Annual General Meeting..


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