Monday, October 14, 2019

Richard Jefferies -- his life and work in Cirencester

Monday 18 November 2019

The Ashcroft Centre, Ashcroft Road. Cirencester at 7.30pm

Richard Jefferies was a journalist with the Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard in the 19th Century. This talk, by Professor Eric Jones, explained Jefferies background and significance, his involvement with Cirencester and district, and the nature of the town as he described it.

A transcript of the talk can be read here.

The former premises of the Wilts & Glos Standard in Cirencester.

The plaque is located in the recess to the left of the doorway.