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Family History Group: Reading and its abbey – discovering King Henry I and the three Bs


Date and time: February 23 from 2:00 pm until 4:00 pm

Cost: £1.00


Our Family History Group have booked Local Blue Badge Tour Guide, Graham Horn of Tours2order to give a talk which will explore the history of Reading Abbey and the town of Reading itself and they are kindly opening up this talk to our membership.  Tickets are available for you to book now.

In 2021 Reading Abbey celebrated the 900th anniversary of its foundation by King Henry I.  This talk tells the story of the abbey and of this much-overlooked Royal town, and the three Bs referring to its significant industries.  The talk concludes with a virtual tour of the abbey area.

 

 

 




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