James Creassy – A Man of His Time

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Barton upon Humber Civic Society commence their 2018 programme of talks in the Joseph Wright Hall with this examination of Lincolnshire born James Creassy, a drainage engineer, land surveyor and traveller.  Jean Cannon talks about Creassy’s works in England and Wales in the late 1700s and his travels in America and India based on extensive family history research.

The talk on Friday 19 January begins at 7.30pm in the ground floor Community Room which is fully accessible by wheelchair.  There is a refreshment interval at about 8.15pm, and the evening generally concludes around 9.15pm.

Park in the School Museum car park or there’s a public car park on Chapel Lane – one minute’s walk.  Street parking is also available.

Subsequent talks are:

16 February
Britain on Film: Rural Life

16 March
Barton Trinity Methodist Church
with Nichola Jones

20 April
A Tour Through Beverley (talk)
with Paul Schofield

18 May
History Walk through Baysgarth Park
with Richard Clarke

15 June
Garden Wildlife Close to Hand
with Adrian White

15 August
Summer trip to Epworth

14 September
Barton Town Band
with Jonathon Evison

19 October
Lincolnshire Cases in the Elizabethan Court of Star Chamber
with Helen Good

16 November
Anglo-Saxon ‘Productive Site’ at Melton Ross
with Kevin Leahy

Posted on: 29th December 2017