THE BLACK DEATH IN TITCHFIELD

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More morbid thoughts about mass epidemics. In October 1347 a Genoese ship came into Messina harbour in Sicily. All of the crew were dead or dying. The harbour authorities quarantined the vessel and crew but it was to no avail … Continued

Plague

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We are mercifully unaccustomed to plagues or epidemics, but our ancestors lived with the fact that disease would break out from time to time and take many lives. They called it the Plague. in the 16th and 17th centuries there … Continued

New Titchfield Book

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Better late than never! After much delay the new Titchfield book was delivered this morning. I will be at the Queen’s Head to distribute/sell from 1 pm.

A New Publication

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This book, which has been put together by some History Society members has dug into the archive of old photographs, and used some new photographs, taken by Phil Burner, to show the scene as it it today. There are more … Continued

Wig, Powder and Windows

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When Phoebe Merrick told her audience that she was going to talk about tax, there was a good natured groan from the audience. Who loves taxation? – although we all recognise its necessity for good government, and of course it … Continued