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D&DFHS September 2020 Online Members’ Meeting

30 September @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Please note that registration for this closes Friday 25 September 2020 at 12noon.

The Society is pleased to announce it’s first online members’ meeting using the Zoom video conferencing software.

Human Cargo; South Yorkshire’s Links to Slavery

The talk will be given by David Adgar, who will be looking at:

  • how The Earl of Strafford negotiated a 30 year exclusive right to trade slaves in the Spanish Empire,
  • Cannon Hall and Brodsworth’s links to slavery,
  • the 1807 election and Anne Rawson’s campaign to abolish slavery also
  • a look at Doncaster residents who gained compensation after abolition.

This is a Society members-only event and pre-registration is required. Depending on demand, numbers may need to be limited on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please register your interest by completing the form below.


30 September
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm


United Kingdom


Doncaster and District Family History Society