Event Information:

  • Fri

    Parkgate, Port and Resort

    7:00 pmHawkesbury Community Centre, Mill Lane, Buckley CH7 3HA

    A talk for the Buckley Society about Parkgate which sits opposite the coast of North East Wales on the estuary of the River Dee.

    Speaker Author and Local Historian Dr Anthony Annakin-Smith

    Anthony is a local historian with a diverse range of interests often focused on maritime and industrial history in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Particular specialisms include the history of the former port of Parkgate (Cheshire) and contemporary shipping in the Dee Estuary, early industry in the Neston and Parkgate areas, local links to the slave trade, and the evolution of the British landscape with particular focus on the Wirral peninsula and Cheshire.

    For further information contact the society secretary on 07729421138

    Non members are welcome upon payment of a £2 admission fee