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Monday, 23 February 2015
Next Event: Morant Lecture at Ingatestone, 20 March 2015
The Essex Society for Archaeology & History
The Morant Lecture 2015
The subject of this year’s lecture is
The Wonderful World of Disney
John Disney (1779-1857) was a Barrister and Archaeologist and son of Rector John Disney. John Disney inherited his father’s antiquities, upon his death and continued to add to the collection. In 1850 Disney donated most of the sculptures to the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge. John Disney established the Chair of Archaeology. The Disney family lived at the Hyde in Ingatestone and their monument is in Fryerning churchyard.
Professor David Gill
Professor David Gill is a Professor of Archaeological Heritage and Director of Heritage Futures at the University Campus Suffolk.
On Friday 20th March 2015 at 7.30 pm
Venue: St Edmund & St Mary’s Church, Ingatestone
Members £5.00 in advance, Non-members and on the door £6.00. Booking required PLEASE contact Dr Graham Gould email firstname.lastname@example.org