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Victorian Diseases

Next tour: No dates until the guide recovers from typhus fever.
Private Booking: Please contact us from your convalescent home.


Mill fever, typhus, typhoid, cholera, smallpox, scarlet fever … and something even worse from drinking water with tadpoles and dead rats in it.

It’s a wonder anyone made it out the Victorian century alive.

But don’t worry if you’re feeling rough, in a hundred and fifty years time people will marvel how our society coped with cancer, ebola and bird flu – as panic spreads about nasty things caught from computer and robots.

Victorian Diseases


Good health!