Talk: Castlehead Graveyard & Peter Burnett (Black Peter)

£7.00

A sepcial talk will be held in Paisley St George’s Church Session Room on Thursday 25th August at 7pm.

The talk will explore the history of the graveyard of the West Relief Church, laterly known as Castlehead Church and then look at the story of Peter Burnett

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A sepcial talk will be held in Paisley St George’s Church Session Room on Thursday 25th August at 7pm.

The talk will explore the history of the graveyard of the West Relief Church, laterly known as Castlehead Church and then look at the story of Peter Burnett, known in Paisley as “Black Peter”  Peter was the towns first African American, who became a well respected weaver and great friend of the poet Robert Tannahill.

Over the course of the talk, we will also look at some of the other people interred within the cemetery.

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Code: UH-Talk2022-1 Date: Thursday 25th August 2022 Time 7-9pm. Venue: Paisley St George’s Church, Session Room, Causeyside Street, Paisley, PA1 1YP.  Entry by gates on Causeyside St.

Cost £7.00 By booking a ticket you accept that the Urban Historian cannot provide refunds if you are unable to attend the event as the circumstances are outwith the Urban Historian’s Control. If the event is cancelled by the Urban Historian a refund or opportunity to attend another event will be provided.