Historians meet

Did you know smallpox was once a scourge which affected the poulation of the Dearne?

Historians will discuss the effects of an outbreak of the deadly disease in the local area at the next meeting of Mexborough and District Heritage Society.

The 1927 outbreak and how it was tackled by health authorities in will be the subject of the talk at the George and Dragon pub in Mexborough on Tuesday, January 24, which starts at 7.15pm.