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Surgeons & Apothecaries:
Presenter: Penny Mercer
Penny Mercer describes her research into her family of Surgeons and Apothecaries living in Cornwall during the 18th and 19th centuries.
Topics related to this webcast: England, Family-Histories, Surgeons
Through the Surgeon’s Eye
Presenter: Colleen Arulappu
In this presentation Colleen describes the illnesses and treatments encountered by convicts during their transportation to Australia. She draws on the many surviving journal kept by the Surgeons assigned to the transport ships.
Topics related to this webcast: Convicts, Shipping, Surgeons