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Dorset Family History Society’s Monthly Meeting
« on: Thursday 25 May 23 20:59 BST (UK) »
Dorset Family History Society will be hosting a talk on Tuesday 20th June 2023 at 7.30 p.m. by DON NUTT entitled ‘PIRATES, CASTAWAYS & CODFISH’.

Poole came to prominence in Georgian days particularly through its maritime history from 1580 to 1830, a dynamic and fascinating period in Poole's town and port history. From a questioning of how Poole Quay's alleys get their names, Don Nutt and the Rotary Club with help from the Heritage Lottery Fund, began a project which looked into Poole's growth from its origins as a wool port. Cod fishing, international trade, pirates, privateers and merchant venturers all form part of this fascinating story.

Don Nutt is a Poole Rotary Club member and local speaker who has been involved in several projects of interest to local historians.

PLEASE NOTE: This meeting is a face-to-face meeting at St George’s Church Hall, Darby's Lane, Oakdale, Poole, Dorset BH15 3EU. Doors open at 7.00 p.m.

Some Monthly Meetings are held by Zoom to enable those further afield to attend.

Please check members E-news or the website should there be any last minute changes.

Entry is £3 to include tea/coffee and biscuits.