Family, Memory, and the English Nonconformist Tradition at Dr Williams’s Library
Friends of Dr Williams’s Library Annual Lecture 2019
Thursday 17th October 2019
5:30 pm–7:00 pm
Admission free – Booking not required
Family archives reveal the relationship between dissenting minorities and record-keeping in the period from the Restoration to the mid-eighteenth century, offering insight into poignant and touching traces of individual lives and raising questions about why private documentation became part of the public history of English Dissent.
Alexandra Walsham is Professor of Modern History at the University of Cambridge. She has published widely on the religious and cultural history of early modern Britain.