Revisiting Sources and Themes in Parish Histories

Event Type: Local / Community

Takes Place: 21st September 2019

Time: 9.30am to 4.30pm

Venue: Canterbury Cathedral Archives and Old Sessions House CCCU

Description: This conference will provide an opportunity to see a range of parish sources held in the Canterbury Cathedral archives & library. Then attendees at Old Sessions, CCCU, can hear talks about a major project on parish records, hear about a Kent case study based on a period that sees the loss of many parish records and the introduction of some new sources, revisit debates about the taking of communion in the early modern period, and celebrate the achievement of Valerie Hitchman on the launch of her Database of Churchwardens’ Accounts hosted by the Warwick Network for Parish Research.

How to book: To book use website, phone or email: Tickets: £10.00 for the exhibition; £15.00 for lectures and plenary panel; CCCU students £10.00 (exhibition, lectures & plenary panel) Phone: 01227 782994 Email:

Price: £25.00 (exhibition + lectures & plenary panel)

Tel: 01227 782994



Organiser: Sheila Sweetinburgh

Lecturer: Professor John Craig

Comments: The two ticket system allows attendees to book either the exhibition or lectures with plenary panel or to book both. Tea/coffee provided but not lunch (kiosk nearby). In aid of the Ian Coulson Memorial Postgraduate Award fund.

Region: South-East England


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