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Third 50th Anniversary Talk – ‘ ‘Dead Lead:- Lead, the funeral furnishing trade 1600-2000’’

Wanlockhead Community Centre Goldscaur Row, Wanlockhead, United Kingdom

Part of the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Museum of Lead Mining. 'Lead has paid an important part in high-status burials in England since Roman times. In the seventeenth-century, when the landed gentry took advantage of lax faculty jurisdiction to create burial vaults beneath parish churches, the funeral furnishing trade turned to lead […]

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The Fourth 50th Anniversary Talk – ‘Lowland Highlanders’

Wanlockhead Community Centre Goldscaur Row, Wanlockhead, United Kingdom

Part of the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Museum of Lead Mining. Talk - '"John has published two collections of his photographs, capturing images of local landscape of the Peace Lines of Belfast and the social, natural and manmade landscape of the Firth of Forth. His latest publication focuses on Scotland's highest communities […]

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