DCRS 2024 AGM and Conference

DCRS AGM & Conference

When: to May
Where:Exeter Central Library, Castle Street, Exeter, Devon, EX4 3PQ
Who:Devon and Cornwall Record Society
The AGM is at 10.30 (coffee from 10am) in the Rougemont Room, Exeter Library on Saturday 18th May at 10.30.  It is open to all DCRS members free of charge.
The Conference that follows on from 11am until 3.30 is entitled ‘From Exeter Cathedral to the Plymouth Royal Eye Infirmary: Devon’s Medical History’.  Speakers and subjects are:
  • Rachel Scott ‘Potions and promises: discovering a medieval miscellany from Ottery St Mary’
  • Catherine Rider ‘Medieval medicine in Exeter Cathedral Manuscripts’
  • Peter Elmer ‘Introducing the Medical Practitioners in Early Modern Devon database’
  • David Radstone ’Tools of the trade: old medical instruments from the Devon and Exeter Medical Heritage Trust collection’
  • Mike Tracey ‘Churning out Butter: How John Butter’s Memoir saw the Light of Day'
The fee for the Conference will be £12.50 per person for members and non-members.  You can make payment in advance direct to the Society’s bank:
Sort code 30-93-14
Account number 00155236
Account name Devon & Cornwall Record Society
Alternatively you can pay in cash or by cheque on the day at the Conference.
To ensure we cater for the correct numbers, we would be grateful if those who plan to attend advise us in advance
either by email to membershipdcrs@btinternet.com 
or to our postal address: DCRS c/o Devon Heritage Centre, Great Moor House, Bittern Road, Sowton, Exeter EX2 7NL
In either case postal bookings and emails need to arrive by 13th May latest please!