Cusworth Hall & Park

Put your hands in the earth and grow

2nd July 20202:00 am3rd July 2020 9:44 amLeave a Comment

By Mina Hayati, Community Engagement Officer We felt spoilt for choice when selecting some of these images of herbarium: wildflowers and plants in the Heritage Doncaster collection. Some date from the late 19th century. Others were collected in the 1970s and 1980s to show the biodiversity of Doncaster. During this time, Thorne and Hatfield Moors […]

Portrait Photograph of Lady Isabella Battie-Wrightson

The Life of Lady Isabella Battie-Wrightson

23rd April 20189:51 am24th June 2018 10:39 amLeave a Comment

Lady Isabella Georgiana Katherine Battie-Wrightson was one of the most prominent residents of Cusworth Hall, presiding over some of the Hall and Park’s most ambitious changes at the turn of the 20th century. Our Assistant Curator Nicola Fox profiles the life of Lady Isabella. Early Life Lady Isabella Georgiana Katherine Cecil was born on 15 […]