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Rugged but Golden: The life of Edgar Greenshield

Tuesday 23 7.00pmNovember
2021

Talk

St George's Church  

Main Rd
Arreton
Newport
PO30 3AA

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Rugged but Golden: The life of Edgar Greenshield

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Rev greenshield in inuit costume   carisbrooke castle museum eotw

On Tuesday 23rd November 7.00 for 7.30pm, John Matthews will be giving a lecture.

The Subject is "Rugged but Golden" and is about the life of Edgar Greenshield, a Newport man who became a missionary to the Inuit people of Baffin Land.

A story of shipwrecks and hardship of a remarkable man.

It will take place in St Georges Church, Arreton.

Image: Rev Edgar Greenshield in Inuit costume © Carisbrooke Castle Museum