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Autumn One Day Regional Meeting - Quakers of East Anglia

Saturday 26th Setember 2015
Wisbech Friends Meeting House, 21 North Brink, WISBECH, Cambridgeshire, PE13 1JR

10.30 am Arrival tea/coffee  
10.55 Welcome
11.00 Chris Donald of Wisbech Meeting Introduction to the Meeting House, history & associated Families
12.00 Peter Smith 'Kings Lynn and the Handmaids of the Lord'
13.00 Tony Barlow (Small Research Grant recipient 2014) 'He is our cousin, Cousin' book update
13.10 Lunch (not provided, please bring your own food)
14.15 Meet National Trust Rep: Introduction and short walk to Peckover House
14.30 Self-guided tour around the house and Garden: Room Guides will answer any questions. Normal National Trust admission prices apply - National Trust members free.
Those who wish can stay at the Meeting and chat over their researches or view displays provided by the Meeting
17.00 Final discussion, tea and depart

Feel free to bring for display any of your records relevant to the Norfolk area.
Everyone welcome - you do not need to be a member of QFHS - bring a friend.

Getting there:

Wisbech Meeting house is adjacent to Peckover House, a National Trust property on North Brink.
Car parks are free in the town. The nearest is in Chapel Road, about 270 yards away. Satnav for the car park is PE1 1RG. From the car park follow the brown or black tourist signs for Peckover House. Walk up the passageway through Exchange Square and turn right by the river. This way you walk down one of the finest Georgian streetscaes in the country.


As we need to liase with the National Trust, please let us know if you will be attending the meeting for which there is a reduced charge of £3 per person payable on the day. The Peckover House entry is extra - Tea & Coffee will be available at the Meeting House.

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