A Voyage down the West African Coast, 1788-1789

Gary Knaggs, N Devon Heritage Officer, talks about the voyage of John Incledon Webber of Barnstaple.

When: to February  2018
Where:North Devon Record Office, Tuly Street, Barnstaple, EX31 1EL
Who:Gary Knaggs

Journey with First Lieutenant John Incledon Webber of Barnstaple on his voyage down the west coast of africa, as described in his journal.  a vivid and sometimes graphic account of the expedition to try and regulate the slave trade during the great age of sail.

The talk is followed by a traditional Devonshire cream tea. Booking is essential as numbers are limited. Tickets are £5 per person. Please contact Gary Knaggs at the North Devon Record Office to book a place. Tel 01271 318795 or email northdevon@swheritage.org.uk