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Finstock Local History Society: ‘… the constant terror of this loathsome & fatal disease’, by Dr Rosemary Leadbeater

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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. Rosemary is a member of staff at Oxford Brookes University.

All meetings are at 8.00pm on Fridays (unless otherwise stated) at Finstock Village Hall, OX7 3BU. Refreshments are available from 7.35pm.

Earlier Event: October 14
Dominoes Social Evening
Later Event: October 21
The Buffalo Skinners