Clements Hall
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Clements Hall Local History Group

Exploring the Scarcroft, Clementhorpe and South Bank areas of York

Clements Hall Local History Group

Exploring the Scarcroft, Clementhorpe and South Bank areas of York

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26 March 2021   This will be a Zoom talk - link available soon for how to join it.

Rowntree’s and the 1918-1919 Flu Pandemic 

Catherine Oakley

Catherine is one of our members, and Executive Director of the Rowntree Society. This talk looks at the local effects of the 1918 - 1919 flu pandemic in York, and the responses to it by Rowntree’s, as a family and as an employer.

Catherine is preparing a series of blog posts about a pandemic that resonates as we experience Covid-19. The first two posts are on the Rowntree Society website, and you can read them here.