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Ventnor saved my life

Friday 28 7.30pmJuly
2017

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Ventnor saved my life

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Hygeiaret

Ventnor Local History Society talk by Richard Downing.

The story of Ventnor’s development as a health resort in the Nineteenth Century is related to the rapid urbanisation of the Industrial Revolution and its consequent diseases.

Medical knowledge and changing practices are also considered.

Free to Society members. Guests £2.