Pastons of Great Yarmouth: symposium this autumn

The Great Yarmouth Local History & Archaeological Society is hosting the symposium, The Pastons of Great Yarmouth, as part of the Paston600 Footprints celebrations. This will be held on Saturday 19th October 2019 at the Imperial Hotel, North Drive, Great Yarmouth, from 9.30am to 4.15pm.
The nationally acclaimed speakers and their topics are:

  • Henry Cator, the High Steward of Great Yarmouth: Introduction.
  • Dr Rosemary Horrox, Fellow and Director of Studies in History at Fitzwilliam College at Cambridge University: “The Pastons in a Medieval Setting”.
  • Professor Tom Williamson, Landscape Historian at the University of East Anglia: “15th Century Landscape around Great Yarmouth”.
  • Dr James Wright, Senior Buildings Archaeologist at the University of Nottingham: “Tattersall and Caister Brick Castles”.
  • Dr Robert Knee, chairman of the Paston Society: “Great Yarmouth and the Pastons”.

Tickets for the Symposium will be £25 each, which includes a buffet lunch and tea/coffee breaks.
Participants will be limited to 80 people. Initially, preference will be given to GYLHAS members. If you wish to attend, please contact Andrew Fakes: 01493 843811 or