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Thomas Pennant
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Thomas Pennant was born on the 14th June 1726, the son of David and Arabella Pennant. He lived all his life at Downing Hall, Whitford. Thomas Pennant was a prolific writer.......

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The Walks
Footpaths trodden by Pennant


Five walks that have been surveyed and written by members of the group to commemorate the bicentenary of the publication of "The History of the Parishes of Whiteford and Holywell."

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04.07.17 Thomas Pennant Lecture - October 18

'As Little Known as Kamchatka: Thomas Pennant's Scottish Tours 1769-72' with Nigel Leask

Professor of English Language & Literature, University of Glasgow

Holywell Library, Wednesday October 18, at 7.30pm

Tickets: £3 from the library (at the Leisure Centre)

Phone: 01352 703850

02.08.16 Letter - Walk in Downing Woods - click here

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