The Bankes Family History
Category: Arts, Culture
Start Date: 16/01/2020 14:30
End Date: 16/01/2020 16:00
Location: Carey Hall, Mistover Road, Wareham
Booking Essential: No
Description: David Beardsley is a Kingston Lacy guide who will talk about the history of the Bankes family of Corfe Castle and Kingston Lacy. He will use a variety of materials from drawn from the internationally significant Bankes Archive now housed at the Dorset History Centre in Dorchester.
The history includes several colourful characters - like the Exiled Collector and one heir, a John Bankes, who became mired in controversy and who didn't become the owner...
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