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Fairmile Revealed: A Victorian Asylum


Mark Stevens

26 November 2013

7:30pm at St John's Parish Room

Non-members £3

The Berkshire County Asylum at Fairmile, near Wallingford, was a spectre that loomed over the county for over 100 years. What was it like to be committed to an asylum in Victorian times, how did it change over the years. Here is a chance to find out.


Mark Stevens is Senior Archivist at the Berkshire Record Office. He is the author of [i]Broadmoor Revealed: Victorian Crime and the Lunatic Asylum[/i] - to be published in 2013.
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