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Eminent Victorians in Worcestershire

Worcestershire Local History Forum

Day School: Eminent Victorians in Worcestershire

Principal speakers
Dr John Harcup OBE: Sir Charles Hastings – Medical Man of the Moment
Diana Clutterbuck: The Worcestershire life and times of Prebendary Richard Kilvert and his family
Alan Godfrey: Rowland Hill – teacher, inventor, social reformer and generous benefactor

Short talks
Prof Roger Ebbatson: Cambridge Apostles in Malvern – the water-cure visits of Arthur Hallam and Alfred Tennyson
Cora Weaver: Benjamin Williams Leader – painter of the Worcestershire landscape
John Hodges: John Corbett – Worcestershire salt king and open-handed philanthropist
Dr Richard Groom: Albert Grant MP – classic carpetbagger in a carpet town

To book a place, call 01684 561510 or email

Tickets £7.50; pre-booked lunch available (£6)


18 Nov 2017


09:30 AM - 04:15 PM




Eden Centre
Grovewood Road, Malvern WR14 1GD
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