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NEW VERSION OF

BENJAMIN JESTY: GRANDFATHER OF VACCINATION

COMING SOON

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   TO LISTEN TO AN ILLUSTRATED 10 MINUTE TALK

BY PATRICK

log on to  www.balh.org.uk

Click on 'Resources' and see the talk on that page

"The Farmer's Stocking Needle"

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BBC PODCAST ABOUT BENJAMIN JESTY LAUNCHED

  PLEASE CLICK ON LINKS BELOW

          https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p09p8gz9

        https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-dorset-57460445

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Patrick took part in the Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival on 18th September 2021.

The session with author and TV producer Jo Willett was very successful with excellent feedback from the  audience and the organisers

 

 

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THE BENJAMIN JESTY BICENTENARY

The bicentenary of Benjamin Jesty's death occured on the 16th April 2016.

 

THE BICENTENARY MEETING

A special meeting was held in Yetminster, Dorset, England

on Saturday 16th April 2016. This was hosted by The Hundred of Yetminster Local History Society.

Patrick gave a presentation :

                    "Benjamin Jesty: A Bicentenary Review"

The meeting took place at The Jubilee Hall in Church Street at 2.30 pm.

All tickets were sold out. People attended from many parts of England.

There were two groups from the USA, including a family of three who had journeyed from Houston, Texas, just to attend the event. The afternoon was completed by an excellent buffet tea. Everyone enjoyed this historic occasion, which was featured on local BBC television and radio.

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