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Dr Henry Naunton Davies – A Welsh Colliery Surgeon

August 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

£5.00
Discover more about the life of a doctor in 19th century Rhondda.
Join Ceri Thompson from Big Pit National Coal Museum as he discusses the life of Dr Henry Naunton Davies (1828-1899). Dr Davies was from a family of Rhondda doctors. When he was born there were a few hundred people living in the area; by the time he died there were some 130,000.
Dr Davies became colliery doctor for a number of local pits and treated people injured in both individual accidents and major disasters. He came to the notice of the wider world for his actions during the rescue of trapped men from the Tynewydd Inundation of 1877, for which he was awarded the first British Medical Association Gold Medal.
He was later heavily invDiscover more about the life of a doctor in 19th century Rhondda.
Join Ceri Thompson from Big Pit National Coal Museum as he discusses the life of Dr Henry Naunton Davies (1828-1899). Dr Davies was from a family of Rhondda doctors. When he was born there were a few hundred people living in the area; by the time he died there were some 130,000.
Dr Davies became colliery doctor for a number of local pits and treated people injured in both individual accidents and major disasters. He came to the notice of the wider world for his actions during the rescue of trapped men from the Tynewydd Inundation of 1877, for which he was awarded the first British Medical Association Gold Medal.
He was later heavily involved in the establishment of Porth Cottage Hospital.olved in the establishment of Porth Cottage Hospital.

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Date:
August 25
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
£5.00
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Llantrisant Guildhall
George Street
Llantrisant, CF728EE United Kingdom
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Phone:
01443 449111

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