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September 2019

The Pilgrim Story – Neil Wright Talk

September 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Boston Guildhall, South Street
Boston, Lincolnshire PE21 6HT United Kingdom
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£5

As we open our new Pilgrim exhibitions and hold a day of activities at Boston Guildhall Museum, Neil will be joining us to share the history and the story of this group of separatists who looked to escape England. Their first attempt being in 1607 from Scotia Creek, just outside of Boston, where they were brought back in to the town and held here in the cells for 30 days, before being released. 2020 marks the 400th Anniversary of their…

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November 2019

Feathers, Filters and Cigars – Neil Wright Talk

November 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Boston Guildhall, South Street
Boston, Lincolnshire PE21 6HT United Kingdom
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£5

In the 19th century Boston had many small and medium-sized industries, few of which survive today.   Fisher Clark's label factory (under other names) and Fogarty's feather purifying both became large businesses and survived until recent times.   Although labels were a new invention, the feather industry had a long history in this area.   The development of water filters by a local entrepreneur had an international market and the business only left Boston when it merged with a London-based firm.   You…

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