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Sex and Scandal? The Edward Gibbon Wakefield case

Lancaster Judges Lodgings Museum

Join Dr Colin Penny to hear the story of the the abduction of a weathly heiress, 15 year old Ellen Turner by Edward Gibbon Wakefield. This shocking news was the talk of high society in 1827 when the perpetrator was brought to trial at Lancaster Castle.

Dr Colin Penny reveals the true story of what happened to Ellen and her abductor.

For more information phone 01524 581241 or email [email protected]

Cost £5.00 which includes refreshments and entrance to the museum

To book https://bit.ly/EventsAtJudgesLodgings

  • Adult talk

Starts on: 28th June - 12:00 PM

Ends on: 28th June - 1:00 PM