Mary Craig is the author of Border Burnings and she will be telling us about the witch trials of the Borders.
Her talk will outline the trial, torture and execution of hundreds of innocent people, (mainly women) in the Scottish Borders during the 17th Century at hands of the Church of Scotland and the local judiciary. Between 1600 and 1700, more witches were accused, tried and executed in the Scottish Borders than any other area of Scotland except Edinburgh and the Lothians.
The doors will be open at 2pm, with the talk starting at 2.30pm.
We warmly invite you to attend the talk whether you are a member or not.
There is no admission charge.
We'll have a range of family history publications available to buy.
If you have a problem with your family history, please discuss it (no charge) with one of our volunteers.
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