Last night we held our second virtual meeting. Liz Shakespeare told us the fascinating story of the research that she did when writing her book Fever, which is set at the time of the 1871 Scarlet Fever outbreak in nearby Littleham. Interestingly, we did not seem to have a spike in Burials in Buckland Brewer at that time. Liz’s book can be purchased from her website.
We shall be continuing our virtual meetings for the time being. Visitors are most welcome. Please keep an eye on our programme for details.