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PLAGUES IN MAIDSTONE

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DIZZI

DIZZI Report 24 Mar 2013 20:01

A MIRICLE ANYONE SURVIVED AT ALL AND THERE WAS MORE
Chronology

1348-49 - plague
1544 - Plague
1562 - Plague
1564 - Plague
1574 - Plague
1576 - Plague
1578 - Plague
1579 - Plague
1592 - Plague
1595 - Plague
1596 - Plague
1597 - Plague
1602 - Plague
1603 - Plague - 112 died
1604 - Plague - 25 died
1604 - right of keep a gaol
1609 - Plague - 62 died
1614 - Plague
1618 - violent storm during which lightning set Middle row on fire
1621 - prior to this year corn and other provisions had been scarce
1621 - Plague
1625 - Plague
1626 - Plague - 6 died
1627 - Plague
July 1666 - Plague - 347 died - first victim died on 4 July Sarah, daughter of William Butteris; second fatality on 19 July a stranger; on 28 July another daughter of Butteris
1667 - Plague - 154 died
1668 - Plague - 3 died
1710 - Smallpox
1719 - Smallpox
1734 - Smallpox - four children of William and Mary Adams died in the same week, three buried on the same day

mgnv

mgnv Report 25 Mar 2013 00:43

Course, plague didn't end in the 18th century. Nowadays, it's endemic in the US, which has abt 7 cases per annum, with abt 1 fatality p.a.
http://www.cdc.gov/plague/maps/index.html

Renes

Renes Report 18 Apr 2013 15:38

Nudging up for Marie ........

Renes

Renes Report 18 Apr 2013 15:38

Nudging up for Marie ........