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June 2019

The Egerton Family of Tatton

June 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Weaverham Primary Academy, Northwich Road, Weaverham, Cheshire CW8 3BD United Kingdom + Google Map

A talk by Dave Thomas who has been, for the last 3 years, a volunteer teamsman, dressed accordingly, at the farm at Tatton Park.  His talk is about the Egertons who owned the estate for some 360 years from 1598, until the death of the last Baron Egerton in 1958 and how each generation developed the Estate. Please note this is a change from our original programme.

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July 2019

The Rylands family: Wire, Women and Song

July 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Weaverham Primary Academy, Northwich Road, Weaverham, Cheshire CW8 3BD United Kingdom + Google Map

The Rylands family were substantial employers during the 19th century in Warrington where they manufactured wire - as a consequence the Rylands name is well known in Warrington to this day.  One of the family was Peter Rylands who lived at Massey Hall and who became a Mayor of Warrington and an MP.  Philip Jeffs, who is the Archives and Heritage Officer at Warrington Museum and Art Gallery, will be giving us a talk on the history of this influential…

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