Tag: social history

Children’s Toys at Burymead

8 August 2013 0

Whilst continuing our work in the Social History store, we have been coming across lots of boxes marked ‘Toys’. These boxes contain a variety of items; including card games, dolls, model animals, walkers and books, some of which are in very good condition and have obviously been well cared for. The photos below show some of…

By Keith Fitzpatrick-Matthews

Medical Bags at Burymead

10 July 2013 0

This week at Burymead we found these two Medical bags in brilliant condition, one belonging to Dr. Machen, who recently retired from Regal Chambers Surgery in Hitchin. We both thought these were both very interesting as it was fascinating to look at what actually was in a Doctor’s bag, but especially the obstetrician’s bag as some…

By Keith Fitzpatrick-Matthews