Liverpool Hall of Fame lectures

Kitty Wilkinson, Duncan, Fresh and Newlands

Liverpool Record Office is starting a trial series of lectures on well known Liverpool personalities starting with Kitty Wilkinson, Queen of the Washhouses.

This will be followed by three pioneers of public health in Liverpool: Dr William Duncan, Thomas Fresh and James Newlands.

Following both lectures there will be a display in the search room of documents and archives relating to the personalities involved.

Admission is £5 on the door and both events will be held on the 4th floor of Central Library.

Saturday 16th June, 2-3pm

Kitty Wilkinson: the "Saint of the Slums"

Saturday 11th August, 2pm-3pm

Duncan, Fresh and Newlands: three pioneers for sanitary reform in Victorian Liverpool.