27 June, 2015
Thursday 2 July 7.00pm
DIET, DIRT & DISCIPLINE – Medical Development in Nelson’s Navy
The notorious fighting superiority of Nelson’s ships owed much to the health and discipline of the men. In the second half of the eighteenth century, the medical officers in the British Navy obtained several improvements in general diet and hygiene. These efforts are recounted in a talk by historian Jane Bowden-Dan.
Doors 6.30pm, talk 7.00pm
Free and no need to book
Jessie Mylne Education Centre, Fulham Palace, Bishop’s Avenue, SW6 6EA NB New venue
Putney Bridge Tube, Buses 430, 220, 74 or 14, 414 short walk from Fulham Road
Saturday, 18 July at 2.30pm
NATIONAL TRUST TOUR – NELSON’S PARADISE MERTON
You are invited to join the Nelson’s Paradise Merton Tour run by a Qualified National Trust Guide on Saturday 18 July. The walk will start promptly at the South Wimbledon underground station and will access the private part of Morden Lodge and there will be a pre-booked tea in a designated area of the Cafe at Morden Hall Park NT. Please book through: Morden Hall Website go to the second page of events by clicking next at the bottom.
Cost £10 including booking fee.
15 July, 2014
Visit to Merton Priory Chapter House & Morden Hall Park – 26 July 14 – flyer
FHHS members and friends are invited to join a visit, during ‘Archaeology Weekend’, to Merton Priory Chapter House, Colliers Wood; followed by a short Walk along a well-maintained, level path (1.76km, 25 mins) beside the River Wandle to Morden Hall Park (NT).
We meet at 11.00am at the Band Stand in Merton Abbey Mills (SW19 2RD)
Full details in the link above. The visit will be led by Jane Bowden-Dan, it would be helpful though not essential if you could let her know by completing the form below.