John Evelyn in Surrey

John Evelyn in Surrey

The talk discusses the diarist, virtuoso and horticulturalist John Evelyn (1620-1706), born in Surrey to a family made wealthy through the early English gunpowder industry. Evelyn's diary, covering c.1643-1706, is what now makes him famous, and since its first publication by William Bray, the Surrey antiquary, in the early 19th century, it has been a key source for 17th century scholars and local historians of Surrey.

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When
26 Oct 2022 at 5:30pm
until 26 Oct 2022 at 6:45pm
Where
Surrey History Centre
130 Goldsworth Road
Woking
GU21 6ND

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