Salt, Sand and Coastal Trade : Morecambe Bay in the Seventeenth Century Bay...

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 10:00 to 12:30

Salt, Sand and Coastal Trade : Morecambe Bay in the Seventeenth Century Bay...

A special morning discovering the fascinating world of probate records with historian Jonathan Cass. He will reveal what probate records can tell us about life around Morecambe Bay in the seventeenth century and uncover new information about the mysterious salt industries. Archivist Vicci McCann will then lead a tour of the Lancashire Archives. The events are free but booking is required for the talk and the tour. Optional extra drop in workshop with Jonathan to explore the original documents after the tour. This event is part of the 2017 Festival of Archaeology

Booking required. Please book here using Eventbrite

 

Image: L.Martin, MBP

Events Programme

Events Highlights

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 11:00 to 15:30
Bite-sized Archaeology at The Dock Museum, Barrow

Do you want to try your hand at the skills you need to be an archaeologist? Morecambe Bay Partnership is celebrating the 2017 Festival of British Archaeology with a fun range of taster activities at Barrow’s Dock Museum on Wed 26 July.

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 11:00 to 15:30
Build Barrow's Skyline out of Lego

Location: Dock Museum, Barrow-in-Furness

Sat, 29 Jul 2017 10:00 to 12:00
Middleton Towers Beach Clean

Middleton Towers, Carr Lane, Middleton. ( north) Grid Ref: SD 412 578 Postcode: LA3 3FN

Leader: Keith Tunstall

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