History talk will shed light on life on 19th century Dereham vicar

The Rev Benjamin Armstrong, who was vicar of Dereham from 1850 to 1888.

The Rev Benjamin Armstrong, who was vicar of Dereham from 1850 to 1888. - Credit: Archant

An illustrated talk on a 19th century Dereham vicar takes place next month.

The talk will be on the Rev Benjamin Armstrong.

Rev Armstrong was vicar of Dereham from 1850 to 1888.

The talk will be given by Chris Armstrong, who is the great grandson of Rev Armstrong and the author of Under a Parson's Nose.

Rev Armstrong documented his whole life and locality in his diary that totalled 11 volumes.


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The talk is to take place at Trinity Methodist Church Hall, Theatre Street, Dereham, NR19 2EP.

It takes place on March 8 at 7.30pm.

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The talk has been organised by Dereham Antiquarian Society.

Admission is £1 for members and £3 for non-members.

Visitors are always welcome to Dereham Antiquarian Society talks.

The fees are payable on the door.

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