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Thu 21st Mar at 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Illness And Ansence In The Victorian Post Office

@ The British Postal Museum & Archive, London

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Illness And Ansence In The Victorian Post Office

Consumption, necrosis and mental derangement – Victorian Postmen had some excellent excuses for being absent from work...

In this talk, research student Oliver Carter-Wakefield of Kings College London explores disease and occupational illness amongst Post Office staff during the latter half of the 19th Century, discovered through research of records held within The Royal Mail Archive.

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Venue: The British Postal Museum & Archive


Address:
Freeling House
Phoenix Place

London
WC1X 0DL 51.524261, -0.113900

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