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Fri 20 Oct: Finstock history talk on eighteenth-century medical care of Smallpox

'… the constant terror of this loathsome and fatal disease', by Dr Rosemary Leadbeater.
Finstock Village Hall, 7.40pm for 8.00pm. £2.50 for non-members.
Examining the susceptibility to smallpox in young families in Oxfordshire and the contribution made by local inoculation practice towards controlling the disease, within the context of eighteenth-century medical care. Finstock's own smallpox airing house was located near White's Barn, run by Charlbury's Dr Edward Lyster.
Rosemary is a member of staff at Oxford Brookes University.

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