Sep 20th, 2019
After a short illness for which she sought healing at a spa in Falmouth, Mary Monk passed away and was buried in the Falmouth Cemetery. She was the first female sanitary inspector and health visitor in Portsmouth. What can we learn from her story about the UK’s efforts to reduce child mortality in the late 19th century? The Falmouth Burial Board takes measures to regulate the burial of stillbirths on the Falmouth Cemetery.