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The Nabobs of Berkshire and their Houses

The Nabobs of Berkshire and their Houses

Price: £5.00


The Nabobs of Berkshire and their houses

with Clive Williams

‘Grand Houses’ Talk series

Thursday 25th April 2.00-4.00 pm

Second talk of five

Nabobs' were employees of the East India Company during the 18th and 19th centuries, who made their fortunes in India and returned home to England as wealthy men. So many made their home in Berkshire in the 18th century, at estates such as Englefield House, Purley Hall and Basildon Park, that the county became known as 'the English Hindoostan'. Find out more in this fascinating talk.

For attendees wishing to do some family research whilst visiting the Centre, the research zone computers will be open from 1 pm

includes tea or coffee and cake

Venue: Berkshire Family History Society
The Centre for Heritage and Family History
2nd Floor, Reading Central Library
Abbey Square
Reading
Berkshire, RG1 3BQ

TICKETS £5 (members £4), or book all five talks in the series for £20 (members £16).
Members can obtain a discount using the appropriate coupon code to be found in their current Berkshire Family Historian.

The other talks in the Grand Houses series will take place on 11th April, 9th May, 23rd May and 8th June.

Advanced booking is highly recommended, but you can pay at the door (subject to availability).
Please contact the booking administrator with any queries.







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