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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.

Details

Date:
October 26
Time:
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Lapworth Village Hall
Old Warwick Road
Kingswood, B94 6LD

Organiser

Paul Baker
Phone:
07985 785819
Email:
paulbaker476@btinternet.com