Brigg Amateur Social Historians (BASH)
Tue 1st Nov '16 - TITANIC - THE LINCOLNSHIRE LINK
A local lad called Harry and his lover Lizzie were on the ill-fated Titanic as Second Class passengers. On the tragic night Lizzie managed to find her way onto a lifeboat but Harry alike many of the men drowned. He is buried in Newfoundland amongst many others. Lizzie was picked up by the RMS Carpathia and was landed in New York penniless. She then boarded a train to Philadelphia. Harry was related to the Guest Speaker Rod Fanthorpe, who was a cousin. Rod gave an excellent talk.
Tue 20th Sep '16 - BASH AGM starts 7.30 pm
Chair: Pat Parkinson Vice Chair: Brian Denison Secretary: Stewart Melton Treasurer: Denise Torpey Other Committee Members: Caroline Sharp, Jean Neall,
Josie advised that Bash has had a very successful year and attendances have risen. The qualities of the Guest Speakers has been high and had a variety of topics. The Committee had a visit to Scawby Hall and a day out to Gunby Hall.
The new Bash year started well with an illustrated talk on Coaching Memories and we have topics covered until the Christmas/New Year break.
Sun 1st Nov '15 - HALLOWEEN GHOST WALK
Another successful Ghost Walk starting from the White Horse describing ghostly sightings along the route.