Become a House Detective

An online talk, using Zoom, by Stephen Poulter

Stephen shares his experience of researching the story of the 17th century cottage in Norfolk which he moved into just 2 years ago. He will recount the tales of the owners and residents of his own home over more than 300 years, who ranged from Victorian farmers and bricklayers to a Georgian gentlewoman of independent means and a wealthy 17th century landowner. He also describes the various processes and historic documents involved in investigating the background of any historic property so that anyone in the audience can set out on their own journey of historical discovery.

Stephen is an author of a number of local history books and currently works as an auctioneer at a fortnightly country sale in Hertfordshire. He also runs an online antiques, vintage and collectables business and a part time tutor. He previously owned an independent bookshop for ten years which included interviewing celebrity names; Julie Walters, Ian Botham, Alan Titchmarsh, Sheila Hancock, Alan Davies…

Duration: Approximately 60 mins + time for Q&A


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