How Our Ancestors Died - A Half-day Course on 1 November

In this presentation you will learn about some of the diseases and incidents that caused our ancestors' deaths, and why they are so different from those that affect us in the modern world. You will hear how doctors in the past struggled to understand and treat disease, and the aspects of life in the past that increased the likelihood of an early death. 

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A Report of the Society’s 6 September Walk - London During World War I

11 Society members were entertained to an informative, interesting and energetic walk on Saturday 6th Sept as a follow up to the talk the previous Wednesday.  We were led by Chris Everett who kept up a cracking pace, covering a remarkable amount of ground in 2 hours, from Queens Square in the north down to the Embankment.  Chris was well qualified to lead our tour, being a City of London Guide, a City of Westminster Guide, a Guildhall Art gallery guide and a Freeman of the City of London, as well as  Member of our Society.

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