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THE LIFE OF DOUGLAS MACMILLAN

February 2017


When Denise Baldwin realized that the house she was living in at Sidcup had previously been occupied by Douglas MacMillan, she and Katherine Harding set about investigating the details of his life; the result was a very interesting talk on his life and how it lead on to the establishment of the Macmillan nurses

 

THE PLAGUE DOCTOR

March 2017


Alex Ferris who spoke about the Plague in 17th century in Smarden, an interest he pursued when researching into their Society Archives he discovered 50 deaths unrecorded in the parish; These were thought to be of plague victims excluded from the village.

Mr Ferris then went on to relate various perceived cures for the plague and avoidance measures from contracting it.



 

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