Penny Mercer describes her research into her family of Surgeons and Apothecaries living in Cornwall during the 18th and 19th centuries.
Presenter: Penny MercerTopics related to this webcast: England, Family-Histories, Surgeons
Presenter: Colleen ArulappuTopics related to this webcast: Convicts, Shipping, Surgeons
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.