Life and Death in a Victorian Gaol

Wednesday, 10th August 2022 — 7.30 pm //

Medieval World presents: “Life and Death in a Victorian Gaol: History brought to life” for the Stambourne Ladies Group

Discover what the term “hard labour” really meant. Learn the difference between a prison and a gaol, and between a convict and a prisoner. Hear all the grisly details of how corporal and capital punishment was meted out.

Buffet provided courtesy of SLG.

Contact Vicky on 07908 099 904 or Lorna on 07980 922 636 for more details.


Wednesday, 10th August 2022 — 7.30pm


Stambourne Village Hall, Church Road, Stambourne CO9 4NP


Free to members; £3 to non members

We look forward to seeing you there!

Life and Death in a Victorian Gaol: Medieval World presents History brought to life for the Stambourne Ladies Group August 2022

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