Attics and Acres Roadshow

Come and discover your local history by exploring the archive of the Graham Family of Norton Conyers, original home of the mad woman in the attic from Jane Eyre.

Who was poisoned and who was the Black Sheep of the family?

Have fun playing a Victorian parlour game and learn how the Autograph album, which includes the signatures of Lord Byron and Thomas Jefferson has been restored to its former glory in a hands-on conservation workshop.

Roadshow Flyer-final JPEG

This one off Roadshow event will take place at :

Samwaies Hall, Main Street, Wath, HG4 5ET

less than a mile from Norton Conyers itself on

Saturday 16th July 10-3pm

Free entry and light refreshments

Several exhibitions and a range of archival material from the collection will be on display.

Further information is available from the County Record Office on 01609 777585 or


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