Place-names of Berkshire - talk by David Peacock Historic/Heritage

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David is a former teacher of politics and history at Padworth College, and also gives evening classes on local history at Newbury College and Reading University. He is Chairman of the Newbury Society. What's in a name? Rather more than might at first be apparent if you start to look into the meaning of local place names. David will explain the origins of many of Berkshire’s names and explain the ways in which to identify where place names originate from, drawing on examples from across the county.

This is the fourth in a series of five talks this quarter around the theme of the English Civil War, timed to commemorate the 375th anniversary of the Siege of Reading. Buy all five talk tickets for the price of £20 (members £16).
After the talk, tea and cake will be served (included within the price).
Tickets can be booked at www.berksfhs.org.uk or in person at The Centre for Heritage and Family History (see website for opening hours). Alternatively, you may pay at the door (subject to availability).
Berkshire Family History Society is a registered charity (number 283010).

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Date(s)23 May 2018
WebsiteVisit website
VenueThe Centre for Heritage and Family History
Addresssecond floor, Reading Central Library, Abbey Square, Reading, Berkshire,
RG13BQ

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Event Details

Date23 May 2018
Time(s)2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Cost£5 (£4 members) includes tea and cake
VenueThe Centre for Heritage and Family History
second floor, Reading Central Library, Abbey Square
Reading
Berkshire
RG13BQ
Phone0118 950 9553
CategoryHistoric/Heritage


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