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20 Apr 2022 - 20 Apr 2022

Illustrated Historical and Heritage Talks at Grayston Unity: Those Cragg Vale Coiners!

Price: £5.00

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Clipping gold and making money sound lucrative!  The tale of how an enterprising group of men in the Calder Valley area set up a counterfeiting operation in the 1760s, which would ultimately lead to the murder of local exciseman William Deighton, engaged in tracking them down.   Who sought justice for him, and how did bodies come to be hung in chains on Beacon Hill?

Tickets £5 plus handling fee.

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