St George’s Churchyard and Mass Cholera Grave: Source E

Proclamation by Governor HB Loch to prevent cholera arriving on island by sea, 1873.

Questions to consider:

  1. This proclamation was issued in 1873. What does this tell you about the threat of cholera?
  2. Do you think that the Isle of Man was more vulnerable to cholera epidemics than countries such as England? Why or why not?


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