Beccles

Beccles History 1500-1900

Joint Convenors: David LindleyVacancies
Date: 4th Tuesday of the MonthNo waiting list
Time: 10.30am
Venue: Contact the Convenor

Beccles is a lovely and interesting old town with lots of history. It continues to attract new residents as people who visit fall in love with it. Do you want to know more about the area’s history? Then this small group which meets at the convenor’s home, might be for you. It deals with subjects in some detail spending one session each on a variety of themes covering the history of Beccles and Suffolk between roughly 1500 to 1900.

Subjects covered include:

  • Poverty
  • St Michael’s Church and Tower
  • The Home Front in the First World War
  • Early Medicine and Health; The Rich
  • The Waveney
  • The Middling Sort
  • The History of Frederick’s Road
  • The Great Fire of Beccles 1586
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