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The Bankes Family History

16th January 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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…


16th January 2020
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Carey Hall
Mistover Road
Wareham, Dorset BH20 4BA
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