Loading Events

« All Events

Berwick’s Guild of Freemen and the Administration of the town prior to 1835

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This is the third in a series of four lectures by Linda Bankier

Picture credit: Berwick-upon-Tweed, Samuel Bough 1863. Paxton House, National Galleries of Scotland.

This is the third in a series of 4 lectures (weekly on Tuesdays) by Linda Bankier, based on the town’s historic archives. You can buy a ticket for the full series by clicking here.

Week 3:Berwick’s Guild of Freemen and the Administration of the town prior to 1835. Berwick’s Guild of Freemen was established in the medieval period and is still in existence today. Their records are kept at the Berwick Archives. This talk will explore the role of the Guild, how it was run and how it administered the town prior to the 1835 Municipal Corporations Act.

The lecture will be delivered via Zoom. If you haven’t used Zoom before, please go to www.zoom.us and look at the tutorials. Once you have booked, you will find the Zoom invitation in the Online Event Page on Eventbrite. You will also receive an email with the invitation 24 hours before the event. If you can’t find the invitation, please email berwickea@gmail.com.

If you book this course online, we will hold your personal data in accordance with our privacy policy. If you do not wish us to hold your personal data, please book by post (see www.berwickea.org) and do not supply an email address.


June 22
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Event Category:
View Event Website