The History of your House with Emma Wells

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Last event: Sunday 16 October 2016 at 10am
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  • Chester Town Hall

Ever wondered who lived in your house before you? Who built it, when and why? Would you like to reveal the lives of the previous inhabitants?

Join Dr Emma J. Wells for a two-hour workshop on how to get started… You may think this information only pertains to houses of a particular age or size, but all houses from as little as a year to 500 years old, and of the smallest disposition may be investigated! The workshop will cover architectural and social history skills to investigate the design of houses, and the lives of those who lived within their walls, both ‘upstairs’ and ‘downstairs’ as well as the development of the house over time. Every home has a story and, in this workshop, you will find this out for yourself!

Emma will also be discussing her new book Pilgrim Routes at the festival on 16 October

About the author
Emma Wells is an academic, consultant and author and is Associate Lecturer and Programme Director of Parish Church Studies within the department of History and Centre for Lifelong Learning at the University of York. She is an authority on historic buildings and sites, and their corresponding social, cultural and religious history and has contributed to Channel 4’s Time Team and BBC’s Great British Story. .

Duration

Approx 60 mins

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Title: Pilgrim Routes
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