Discover life at Peckover House Wisbech 200 years ago

Peckover House

Peckover House - Credit: Archant

Did you ever wonder who might have lived at the National Trust’s Peckover House before the Peckovers or wondered how Wisbech life may have been 200 years ago in Georgian England?

An exhibition throughout August at Peckover House will answer these questions and more looking at how some of the house’s first residents would have lived as well as how the town would have been then for both rich and poor.

“We tend to think of the house from the time the Peckover family moved in, around 1794,” said Diane Smith, the exhibition’s organiser, “but the house has a far longer and richer story to tell and it has been so interesting to do the detective work and to find out so much.”

With costumes and a wealth of other exhibits, Peckover before the Peckovers will be on show in the house on North Brink, Wisbech, from Saturday August 2 to Wednesday September 3 from 1pm to last admission 4.30 pm.

There is no extra admission charge.

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