Books, Talks & Tours

About Two Famous Men Of Lincolnshire

By Jean Shaftoe

Jean is an author of two published books, Founder of the Sir Joseph Banks Society and Chairman of the Henry Winn Legacy Project. She is offering books, talks and guided tours about the lives of these two fascinating men of the past.

  • Wealthy Georgian land owner
  • Botanist, explorer and scientist
  • Sailed with Capt. Cook on Endeavour
  • Personal Friend of King George III

Jean offers guided tours at four different locations including Horncastle, Lincoln, Boston and Revesby. Jean is also available to provide talks on Joseph Bank’s Life & Achievements, his time on Endeavor and at Revesby.

    Sir Joseph Banks

    • Wealthy Georgian land owner
    • Botanist, explorer and scientist
    • Sailed with Capt. Cook on Endeavour
    • Personal Friend of King George III

    Jean offers guided tours at four different locations including Horncastle, Lincoln, Boston and Revesby. Jean is also available to provide talks on Joseph Bank’s Life & Achievements, his time on Endeavor and at Revesby.

      With thanks to The Collection: Art and Archaeology in Lincolnshire for the use of this image.

        Sir Joseph Banks

        • Wealthy Georgian land owner
        • Botanist, explorer and scientist
        • Sailed with Capt. Cook in HMS Endeavour
        • Personal Friend of King George III

        Jean offers guided tours at four different locations including Horncastle, Lincoln, Boston and Revesby. Jean is also available to provide talks on Joseph Bank’s Life & Achievements, his time in HMS Endeavour and at Revesby.

          Henry Winn

          • Self-educated Victorian Shop Owner
          • Wrote diaries, letter and essay books
          • Poet
          • Historian

          There are two guided tours at Fulletby. each focusing on different subjects. Jean provides talks on Henry Winn’s Poetry and Essays and also Life in a Victorian Village.

              Sir Joseph Banks Book

              By marrying the past with the present you can follow the footsteps of this fascinating man. Glimpse how he dealt with day to day problems while embracing the challenges and opportunities afforded to a person of world renown. Discover little known town and villages scattered across a tranquil region of England. Discover the charms of Lincolnshire and achievements of one of its greatest residents, Sir Joseph Banks.

              Coming Soon!

              11th October

               

              Available Soon

              Life In A Victorian Village

              The Henry Winn Legacy Project aims to promote a self educated Victorian man who kept diaries, letter and essay books, and wrote poetry about everyday life in a Victorian Village. This was the person of the past who ignited Jean’s interest in social history and her next book is based on his manuscript books.

              Highlights

              As an established writer and historian Jean is passionate about sharing her knowledge of these two influential Lincolnshire residents.

              Published Books

              Years Writing

              Self-Guided Tours

              Books Sold

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