Autumn lecture

Jane Bowen will speak about “The Voyages of the Paddle Steamer Pegasus, and her wreck off Holy Island in 1843″ for the FBDMA Autumn Lecture on Friday 12th November 2021, at 7.00pm.  The lecture will be given via Zoom.

Jane has written extensively on local history, including A Poor Little House, her history of the Belford Workhouse, and she is a former secretary of FBDMA.  Her latest book, From Triumph to Tragedy, the Story of the Paddle Steamer Pegasus and her people, 1835-1843, has just been published by Novum (ISBN 978-3-99107-708-4), and it is obtainable from Grieve’s (Church St, Berwick) and online suppliers. For further details see the Facebook page “Paddle Steamer Pegasus”: (

To book a place for the online lecture, send an e-mail to:

Pegasus picture

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