Crime writer and historian, Angela Buckley, shares stories of the Victorian inmates of Reading Prison, including the nefarious acts of baby farmer Amelia Dyer, and the murder that inspired Oscar Wilde to write The Ballad of Reading Gaol.
The talk will last approximately one hour and will include the opportunity to ask questions. After the talk tea/coffee and cake will be served (included in the ticket price).
Advanced booking is recommended but you can pay at the door, subject to availability. Book online at https//berksfhs.org/ or face to face at The Centre for Heritage and Family History during opening hours.
About Berkshire Family History Society
This talk is organised by Berkshire Family History Society, a registered charity number 283010.