Talk on history of Almshouses.PEOPLE can hear a talk on the history of Almshouses in an event run by the Bedworth Society.
Dr Sylvia Pinches, from the Centre for the Study of Local History at Leicester Leicester (lĕs`tər), city (1991 pop. 324,394) and district, Leicestershire, central England. The city is connected by canals with the Trent River and London, and it is also a railway center. University, will talk about her extensive research into almshouses and charity provision generally, and the role women play in that in particular.
Denis Denis, king of Portugal: see Diniz. Baylis, from the Bedworth Society, said: "The subject has a special interest for Bedworth.
"The splendid Nicholas Chamberlaine Nicholas Chamberlaine (1632-14 July 1715) was born in Whitnash, south of Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England. His family were the Chamberlaines of Astley.
In 1662 he was appointed Vicar of Leek Wootton near Warwick and he married Elizabeth Green, but she died shortly Almshouses are the focus of the town centre, and give a unique character to it.
"The much valued work of the Nicholas Chamberlaine Charity for schools and older townsfolk will be celebrated in the same week, on Friday June 1, in the annual Bun Day in the grounds of the Almshouses." The talk takes place on Monday at 7.30 pm at the Old Meeting Church, off Leicester Street, Bedworth.