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Herb Garret

Categories: Medicine

Area in the roof of St Thomas Apostle Church where the apothecaries of St Thomas's hospital stored and cured herbs for medicinal purposes. It is open to the public on most days from 10.30 am to 5 pm.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Herb Garret

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St Thomas Apostle

Church of St Thomas Apostle, (formerly St Thomas Martyr) Southwark, S.E.1. Pa...

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German Hospital

German Hospital

Opened with 12 beds in 1845. The local German community was very large at this time and nurses were recruited from Germany from the Kaiserworth Institute. Florence Nightingale was so inspired by th...

Building, Medicine

2 memorials
British Lying-in Hospital

British Lying-in Hospital

Initially called the Lying-In Hospital for Married Women. ( 'Lying-in' is an old term for childbirth).  By the beginning of the 20th century it was experiencing financial difficulties which led to ...

Building, Medicine

1 memorial
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson and Obstetric Hospital

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson and Obstetric Hospital

The hospital's founder was Dr Elizabeth Garrett Anderson. This hospital provides women-centred services including the right of a woman to be treated by a female doctor.

Building, Medicine

2 memorials
Sir William Prichard

Sir William Prichard

Alder President associated with St Bartholomew's Hospital in 1702. A director of the slave trading Royal African Company and a governor of the colonial Irish Society.

Person, Medicine, Politics & Administration, Race Issues

1 memorial