Item BCA - 2017.1044 - Smallpox epidemic in Bampton 1902

Open original Digital object

Identity area

Reference code

BCA - 2017.1044

Title

Smallpox epidemic in Bampton 1902

Date(s)

  • 1902 (Creation)

Level of description

Item

Extent and medium

one page

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Mrs Davey from The Elms, Broad Street, recalled (c1973) - during the epidemic of Smallpox in Bampton in 1902 patients were taken to the isolation hospital near Burford in a horse-drawn ambulance with a nurse on the box carrying a red flag. Shop-keepers kept a bowl of disinfectant (Jeyes) on the counter in which purchasers put their money. The above rather improbable precautions were confirmed by Mr Albert Chandler - Clerk to the Parish Council - who added that the smallpox was brought to the village by a tramp who lived at the Eagle. The only other deaths from smallpox were the undertaker and an old woman who laid him out.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Related descriptions

Notes area

Alternative identifier(s)

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Description control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Digital object (Master) rights area

Digital object (Reference) rights area

Digital object (Thumbnail) rights area

Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related genres

Related places