Broadwater Cemetery: its secret history
This course, held on Saturday afternoons, from April to December, will look at the personal histories of some of the influential, famous and extraordinary people buried at Broadwater Cemetery in South Farm Road.
These sessions, which will include group discussion and lectures by local
historian, Chris Hare are absolutely free, but booking in advance is essential.
The programme will be as follows:-
Saturday, April 17th, 2 - 4.30pm, Worthing burials, graveyards and cemeteries: an introduction
Saturday, May 15th, 2 - 4.30pm, The Great and the Good: town officials, councillors and aldermen
Saturday, June 19th, 2 - 4.30pm, The 1893 Typhoid epidemic and other epidemics
Saturday, July 17th, 2 - 4.30pm, Religious personalities: conflict and belief (to include the 'Skeleton Army riots')
Saturday, September 18th, 2 - 4.30pm, Military personalities and campaigns
Saturday, October 16th, 2 - 4.30pm, Businessmen, shopkeepers and tradesmen of Worthing
Saturday, November 13th, 2 - 4.30pm, Literary associations (to include Richard Jefferies and W.H.Hudson)
Saturday, December 11th, 2 - 4.30pm, Tales of the Unexpected - curious burials and unexplained circumstances
There will also be three guided walks included in the programme, but ONLY for
those who have attended the lectures.
To enrol, please contact Chris Hare firstname.lastname@example.org or call him on 07794 600639.
09 March, 2010