Local history seminar - Nottingham cemeteries/conscientious objectors, 11 January 2020

A18 Lenton Grove
Saturday 11th January 2020 (10:00-12:30)

Session 1

A Place to Rest … in Peace 

Speaker: Kevin Powell

Kevin, who is a regular attender at Saturday morning seminars, will talk about his work on the General and Church Cemeteries in Nottingham, their history and some of the people buried in them. Kevin leads the guided walks programme for Nottingham Civic Society.

Session 2

Conscientious Objectors in the First World War

Speaker: Dr Denise Amos

Denise runs the Nottinghamshire Heritage Gateway (a website hosted by the Thoroton Society), and has recently been working on the conscientious objectors of Nottingham and further afield following the introduction of conscription in 1916.


All are welcome. Booking is not necessary and the entry fee of £5 includes refreshments.

For more information contact: Professor John Beckett

Department of History

University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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