George Hudson: Hero Or Villain?

Monday 5 August 2019, 1.30PM to 4.30pm

George Hudson was Lord Mayor of York three times in the 19th century and made the trains come to York, yet by the 1850s he was reviled and bankrupt. Discover why Hudson was known as the “Railway King” and how his business practises contributed both to the mid century crash in railway stocks and shares.  

Gillian Waters

  • Day: Monday
  • Start Date: 5 August 2019
  • Time: 1.30-4.30pm
  • No. of weeks: 1
  • Course fee: £22.00

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Location: The King's Manor