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130th Anniversary

Monday April 9th marks the 130th anniversary of the day that Henry Seymour posted the placards that led to his prosecution for blasphemy in Tunbridge Wells.

I plan to mark the day and will post pictures of the event.

Below is the text of the placard:

Great attraction
fun fun fun
Secular Hall
Tunbridge Wells
on Easter Monday and Tuesday at 8pm
Come and see Jumbo what a trunk!!
“Hamlet and the Holy Ghost”
a side splitting Burlesque, and the following vocalists-
Mr J Egerton Mr H Sims
Mr J Davis and Mr J Vincont
admission 6d & 3d Doors open 7.30pm


One Comment

  1. Comment by Simon John Cox:

    Such disgusting blasphemy. No wonder he was hauled before the beak.

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