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John Mather (History and Civil Engineering)

  • Chartered Civil Engineer, having studied at Bristol University in 1976
  • a 41 year career in the construction and maintenance of highways & bridges
  • Lifelong passion for history and swimming (for his 60th he decided to swim all the biggest lakes in the Lake District!)
John’s talks all have a link with the local region and topics we hope to put on include: A VICTORIAN RAILWAY ENGINEER, THE BORDER REGIMENT and THE CARLISLE TO NEWCASTLE MILITARY ROAD.

June 2019

SHORT TALK: THE CARLISLE TO NEWCASTLE MILITARY ROAD

June 2nd at 14:00 to 16:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

A post-Jacobite cross country communication route, defence to Scottish invaders. Hear about the road's building, its characters and controversy over the destruction of part of Hadrian's Wall for its stone. John Mather (Cumbria - www.highamhall.com/john-mather) SPECIAL PRICE: £12 each or two for £20.mATH

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