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"A Dispensary and House of Recovery"
The first hospital at Etruria

"Although the population of the pottery towns, at this time was only some twenty-five thousand, the mortality rate among the poorer parishes, arising largely from epidemical fevers breaking out and spreading rapidly throughout each of the workhouses, was very high."


Index for the first hospital at Etruria

Facts and figures
Sketch of 1st Hospital
Photograph of location
1832 map showing location of 1st & 2nd infirmary
Larger area 1832 map



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