Talk by Peter Ford on the people of Hay Castle

Who Lived in Hay Castle?

Venue: Hay Castle Clore Learning Space
Hay Castle and its mansion have bee in the town for nearly 1000 years. What do we know about the people who lived there? Peter Ford will explore some of the following inhabitants:

  • The Norman baron.
  • The lady who entertained the Duke of Beaufort.
  • The Sheriff of Breconshire who sold the castle to his son for £5.
  • The mercer whose descendants were all called Richard or Henry.
  • The vicar who turned down promotion to continue to stay in the castle.
  • The dowager lady whose granddaughter lived to be 111 years old.
  • The fisherman.
  • The fairground operator.
Price: £10.00