STINCHCOMBE HISTORY SOCIETY
In 1672, the north Wiltshire town of Malmesbury was swept by witchcraft hysteria. Leading families were convinced that their children were under attack from an organised coven of witches. Fourteen people were arrested as members of the coven.
Visiting speaker Tony McAleavy has researched this little-known episode using sources that survive from the time. He will tell the story of the witches of Malmesbury and what happened when some of the accused were sent for trial in Salisbury.
The Witches of Malmesbury by Tony McAleavy
7.30 pm Friday 21st February 2020 at Stinchcombe Village Hall
- Stinchcombe Village Hall Lottery Fundraising
- Friends of St Cyr AGM 2021
- Did she or didn’t she?
- Laptops for Schools
- Pancake Day
App Charity COVID-19 Environment Footpaths friends of st cyrs Fun History Information Our Environment Parish Council Phone Box Post Box Ride&Stride Roads Rugby Club Scams Speedwatch St Cyrs Stroud District Council Testing TGIF Toad Patrol Tyndale Village Hall Virtual Village