The Mourning & Funeral of Sir John Maynard of Gunnersbury, James Wisdom, 15 February 2021

Sir John Maynard (1602-1690); University of Oxford;

The Mourning & Funeral of Sir John Maynard of Gunnersbury in 1690

This online talk takes place at 7.30pm on Monday, 15 February.

Using the steward’s notes of his expenditure on this major event, James Wisdom will reveal details of the elaborate arrangements made after Sir John Maynard’s death for official mourning at his Gunnersbury mansion and a heraldic funeral. This is an extended version of the illustrated talk given at the West London Local History Conference in November 2020. The speaker is Chairman of the Friends of Gunnersbury Park & Museum and Chairman of B&CLHS

To book a place at this Zoom talk, please email

Your details will be added to the list of participants and the Zoom link will be emailed to you the day before the event. We have 100 places available, so if your plans change and you won’t be attending, please let us know beforehand. Then, if we have a waiting list, we can re-allocate your place.

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