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July 2021

The Great Stink! Engineers, sewerage systems and the Victorian battle against dirt

12 July @ 19:30 - 21:00

Speaker: Tom Crook The talk discusses the notorious ‘Great Stink’ of summer 1858 in London, its causes and the approach adopted to combat the problem. Tom is a Senior Lecturer in Modern British History at Oxford Brookes University, Talk postponed from July 2020 Format/venue to be confirmed

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Club visit to Botley War Graves Cemetery

26 July @ 18:00 - 19:00
Botley War Graves Cemetery, North Hinksey Lane
Oxford, OX2 0LX
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Covid restrictions permitting, Dick Richards will lead a tour for Club members of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission site at North Hinksey which contains some 740 burials from both wars. About the Botley War Graves Cemetery - including a map of its location The tour will last about an hour and is for Club members only. The tour is a follow-up to Dick's talk about the Commonwealth War Graves Commission to Radley History Club on 10 February 2020. Repeat a…

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