The Bridge House Yard Lectures
The Guildable Manor of Southwark
Guildable Manor, Colechurch House, London Bridge Walk, London. SE1 2SX
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The Annual Bridge House-Yard Lecture was instituted as a history lecture to celebrate the relationship between the City and Southwark through the Bridge House Estates and the Bridge House-Yard the lands and site of which were within the Manor for the upkeep amd maintenance of London Bridge since 1163. The Manor Free Tenants are the Jurors of the Court of Treasure Trove under the Coroner the right to which was confirmed by Henry VI, as a previous franchise, in his charter of 1444.
The lectures are delivered by a specialist historian in London local history or an archaelogist reporting on the excavations conducted in Southwark, usually of the most recent finds.
Previous Guest Speakers and their position when Lecturer
David Johnson: author of Southwark and the City and Librarian of the House of Lords
Bruce Watson: author of ‘London Bridge 2000 Years’
Stephen Humphrey: The Southwark Archivist
John Clark: Curator Emiritus Museum of London
The PCA Team: archaeologists of Thameslink Viaduct
Harvey Sheldon: Archeologist of London Bridge City
Dr Chris Constable: The Southwark Borough Archeologist
Peter Moore Director of Pre-Construct Archaeology