Life in the Mad House: Warwick County Lunatic Asylum
October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
A Talk by Carolyn Ewing
The first part of the meeting will be our AGM, a bar and nibbles will be available from 7pm. The talk will start at around 7:45 to 8pm
The history of the Hatton Asylum provides an insight into how the Victorians treated the mentally ill. The Hatton records are kept at the Warwick County Record Office and include admission notes, case books and photographs.
This illustrated talk by archivist, Carolyn Ewing will introduce this intriguing collection and tell the stories of some of the people who were treated there.