The Bankes Family HIstory

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The Bankes Family HIstory supporting National Trust

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Venue: Carey Hall
Address: Carey Hall, Mistover Road, Wareham BH20 4BY

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Entry Fee: £3

When: Thursday 16th January, 2020 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm

About:

David Beardsley is a Kingston Lacy guide who will talk about the history of the Bankes family of Corfe Castle and Kingston Lacy. He will use a variety of materials from drawn from the internationally significant Bankes Archive now housed at the Dorset History Centre in Dorchester.

The history includes several colourful characters - like the Exiled Collector and one heir, a John Bankes, who became mired in controversy and who didn't become the owner ...


Charity Number: 205846

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