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The History of Reading's Hospitals

The History of Reading's Hospitals

Price: £5.00


with Lionel Williams

Thursday 21st November 2.00–4.00 pm

Fourth of five talks in the ‘Institutions’ series

Discover the history of Reading Hospitals from 1837 to the present day in this fascinating talk. The talk mainly focuses on the Royal Berkshire Hospital, which opened on London Road, Reading in 1839, but also includes some information about Battle & Prospect Park Hospitals.

includes tea or coffee and cake

Venue: Berkshire Family History Society
The Centre for Heritage and Family History
2nd Floor, Reading Central Library
Abbey Square
Reading
Berkshire, RG1 3BQ

Please contact the booking administrator with any queries.

with Ann Smith

Jacksons, Langstons and Tuttys are familiar shop names to people in Reading. But do you remember Hawkes Ironmongers or Cook's Dairy and Farm Equipment? This talk will look at shops from the 19th century to the present day, and how shopping has changed over the years.

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