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

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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

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Sun, 01 Oct 2017 12:30 to 14:30
North Walney Nature Reserve Beach Clean

Meet at West Shore Car park, Earnse Bay. Everyone welcome! All equipment provided.

No need to book but if you are a large group please contact:

Sun, 08 Oct 2017 10:00 to 16:00
Heritage Skills Day - Learning to Record Oral History

 

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 10:00
Silverdale shore beach clean

Silverdale Shore. All equipment provided. All welcome. 

Meet at car park on the shore GR SD 458 748 

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