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History of the Rougham Estate with George Agnew

Local history talks of Rougham

Sun 23 April & Sun 30 April, 3pm

at Blackthorpe Barn, Rougham, Suffolk IP30 9HZ


George Agnew, joint owner of the Rougham Estate, is giving two illustrated talks throwing  a spotlight onto parts of the history of the Rougham Estate.  Part One starts with the Romans, we then meet St Edmund and hear of the days of the abbey, of riots, the Drury family and the Reformation. In Part Two we encounter slavery, politics, enclosures, Roger Keddington, the Bennet family, newspapermen and art dealers. We finish with the early years of the Second World War and the bombing of Rougham Hall.

All proceeds goes to the Friends of Rougham Church

Ticket price includes traditional afternoon tea
Tickets £7.50 for each talk, from Rougham Post Office or Chris Collins 01284 386809

Or by credit card on line at Eventbrite
PART ONE "From the Romans to the Civil War"

PART TWO "From the Civil War to the Blitz"


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