ADDITIONAL DATE COMING SOON! The ‘other’ family of Paper Valley!
John Dickinson’s nephew, John Evans had planned to pursue an academic career, but found himself offered as an apprentice to his uncle. John proved extremely able, furthering the paper business, patenting paper related improvements and establishing himself as a man of learning in archaeology, numismatics and geology. He was knighted in 1892.
John’s descendents made their own mark. Arthur is now best known for his excavation work and study of Knossos. Lewis was founder of the industrial fire brigade and his daughter Joan, from his third marriage, was one of the first women to be awarded a degree. She expert on French Medieval Art and the author of the standard work on John Dickinson, ‘The Endless Web’.
This is the story of Nash Mills.
Tickets are limited for this presentation, due to room size.The talk takes place in The Tudor Room (former John Dickinson and Company Boardroom) at Aspley Mill Cottage – the white building with the Basildon Bond clock, opposite Apsley Station. Please note there is one flight of stairs to the presentation room.
Tickets are £18 per person, which includes a fish and chip supper in the interval.