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Stirring Times – West Sussex 1800 – 1850

18 April @ 10:00 am

To be held at West Sussex Record Office, 3 Orchard Street, Chichester PO19 1DD

This workshop explores some of the major political changes of the period and their influence on the people of West Sussex.   Original documents will show us the local involvement in these changing times.

10.00 – 10.30          Coffee
10.30 – 10.40          Introduction
10.40 – 11.30           The effect of the Napoleonic Wars
11.30 – 12.30          The Swing riots
12.30 – 1.45            Lunch
1.45 – 2.30              Changes in looking after the Poor
2.30 – 3.00             The Tithe Controversy
3.00 – 3.30             Voting
3.30 – 4.00             Tea and round-up


£15 members / £18 non-members / £10 students (evidence of eligibility required)

Tea/coffee and biscuits included – places are limited so early application is advised.

To book yourself a place, please print this booking form.
Please note, we do not issue tickets or receipts for booking slips received.

Details

Date:
18 April
Time:
10:00 am
Event Category:

Venue

West Sussex Record Office
3 Orchard Street
Chichester, West Sussex PO19 1DB United Kingdom
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Website:
https://www.westsussex.gov.uk/leisure-recreation-and-community/history-and-heritage/west-sussex-record-office/