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Thomas Armstrong: the smuggler king of Cullercoats

August 16th, 2013

Episode 309 of 474 episodes

In this talk, Dr Nick Barratt tells the amazing story of Captain Thomas Armstrong, an upstanding, if sometimes over-zealous member of HM Customs service, as well as highlighting the records as a rich source of 18th century family, local and social history.

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