Kitty remembers a cure for spots and the smallpox jab

Grim remedies

Photo:Kitty tells tales

Kitty tells tales

Photo from WRVS Heritage Plus Archive

Whats in the larder!

Sulphur mixed with lard was used to cure spots, I remember my mum using it on my sister.

Infectious times

Whether we wanted to or not we had to have inoculations against Smallpox, because we grew up near the docks. There were so many sailors there passing through.

To listen to Betty remembering sickness remedies click here

This page was added by Jane Turner on 27/01/2008.

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