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A Grandmother's Legacy - the early days


Event Description

The story of how Benjamin Hardy in 1798, a seventh-generation weaver ancestor of Jenny Mallin from Mirfield in Yorkshire, sails to Madras with his British Army unit, and fights for the next 22 years in India before deciding to settle his family there for the next five generations. Through new research, Jenny has been able to uncover her ancestry, going back to the 17th century. This is a more in-depth look at the start of this family's link to the British Raj.

  • Duration: 40 mins
  • Online Zoom event: Join from your computer, phone or tablet (no replay available)
  • Join as an individual or book for private groups up to 300

Preparing for the Event

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We also recommend that pets are either calmly sitting on your lap or in another room, and any refreshments you may require are within your reach!