Friends of Dr Williams’s Library Annual Lecture
‘Archives of Dissent: Family, Memory and the English Nonconformist Tradition’
Alexandra Walsham, Professor of Modern History, University of Cambridge
Family archives reveal the relationship between dissenting minorities and record-keeping in the period from the Restoration to the mid-eighteenth century, offering insight into poignant and touching traces of individual lives and raising questions about why private documentation became part of the public history of English Dissent.
Location: St Pancras Church, Euston Road, London NW1 2BA