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The Whitfield Collection Talk

Saturday 15 September, 2018, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm


The archivist from Cheshire Record Office will give a talk about how Mrs. Gaskell’s biography of her friend Charlotte Bronte came about, supported by artefacts from the Stanton Whitfield Collection of Gaskell books, which are normally housed at Knutsford Library.

The books will be on display in Brook Street Chapel until mid September.

This event is part of the Knutsford heritage open days.  Entry to the talk is free.


Saturday 15 September, 2018
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm


Brook St Chapel

As you’ll appreciate, arrangements can change, so please be sure to check details before you leave home.