Local History Events in Nottinghamshire - March 2018

The Legacy of Jesse Boot

Wednesday 21st March 2018 at 2pm - 3pm
Beeston Library

Tickets from £3 - Book at www.eventbrite.co.uk

Drawing on locally held archives, Thomas Bell explores Jesse Boot’s legacy in the establishment of the Boots business. From herbal remedies to Ibuprofen, the talk gives an insight into the company’s development and the contribution it has made to Nottingham. Adults. Booking advised.
 

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Voices from a trunk: the lost lives of the Quaker Eddisons

Wednesday 21st March 2018 at 2pm - 3pm
Worksop Library

Tickets from £3 - Book at www.eventbrite.co.uk

A chance discovery of a trunk of documents revealed the fascinating story of the Eddisons, a Quaker family who lived for five generations at Gateford House, near Worksop. Author Sara Woodall talks about the family, along with tales of Luddite disruptions, cholera epidemics, and Nottinghamshire Quakers who settled in America. Adults, booking advised.

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