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Pentrich Excursion, The Thoroton Society


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thorotonOn Thursday 25th May 2017 there will be an excursion led by Roger Tanner and Richard Gaunt.

Because 2017 is the two hundredth anniversary of the Pentrich Rebellion it seems appropriate that we should visit the area where this insurgence took place and find out more about the participants. Our leaders for this excursion are very knowledgeable about the event and have planned a most interesting tour for us. Some walking will be involved – although not a lot. We are to begin at South Wingfield for coffee and an introductory talk. A short walk to the house of William Turner, who was one of the executed leaders will be followed by a journey to Pentrich for lunch. Another short walk around the village and a visit to the church will then be made. On our return journey to Nottingham we are to visit the site of Butterley Iron Works, where the rebels came for weapons.


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