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CANCELLED – “The Great Stink”! Engineers, Sewerage Systems and the Victorian Battle against Dirt

13 July @ 19:30 - 21:00

Speaker: Tom Crook

Tom is a lecturer on modern British history at Oxford Brookes University. His talk discusses the notorious ‘Great Stink’ of summer 1858 in London, its causes and the approach adopted to combat the problem of vast amounts of untreated human waste and industrial effluent entering the Thames.

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Date:
13 July
Time:
19:30 - 21:00
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Venue

Radley Church
Church Road
Radley, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 3QF
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Organiser

Radley History Club