Monthly Archives: July 2017

Mental Nursing and the Great War

One of our group members, Peter Nolan, is particularly interested in exploring local evidence about mental health nursing during World War 1, especially in relation to conscription and conscientious objectors: The outbreak of World War I seriously affected the emerging professions of psychiatry and mental nursing, which at the time were seeking to gain parity […]

Where did those grapes come from?

          We’re pleased to see that the decorative carvings on the Angel on the Green have now been embellished with gold paint. But their origin is still a mystery to us, because at some stage many years ago, what was originally a plain corner frontage changed into the more elaborate arrangement […]