Talk on pirates ransacking Topsham

THE Topsham Society is presenting a talk on the Barbary Pirates and their links to the town.

THE Topsham Society is presenting a talk on the Barbary pirates and their links to the town.

Dr Sadru Bhanji, of Topsham, will talk on the Barbary Pirates of the 17th Century at Matthews Hall on Friday, February 27, at 7.30pm.

He will reveal that many of the hostages taken by pirates were from Topsham.