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Talk, Thu 25 Jun 2020, free entry

Nevison The Highwayman

Nevison The Highwayman


5 Salter Row,
West Yorkshire,

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Nevison and the myth of the highwayman.

Highwaymen like Nevison have achieved something of a romantic reputation in books and films but the truth about their lives is that they were brutal killers. This talk will look at Nevison’s life and times in an attempt to distinguish fact from fiction.

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Event details

Dates Times
Thu 25 Jun 2020 13:00 to 14:00


Free entry

Free but booking essential.



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Map reference: SE 455219  Lat: 53.69156 Long: -1.31243

By Road:
Jct32 M62
Follow signs for Pontefract Town Centre.
Museum is on the precinct, next to Pontefract Library

By Public Transport:
Nearest train station: Tanshelf Railway Station
Nearest bus station: Pontefract Bus Station


  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Disabled accessDisabled access