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Kitty Wilkinson

Podcast Episode 60 l Kitty Wilkinson – The Saint of the Slums

Podcast Episode 60 is on Kitty Wilkinson, The Saint of the Slums in Liverpool. She had the only boiler and taught people to disinfect.

Black and White photo of Kitty Wilkinson. Kitty Wilkinson became recognised during a cholera epidemic in 1832. She had the only boiler in her neighbourhood and allowed her neighbours to use it for one penny per week. She had quickly realised the importance of thoroughly cleaning infected clothing and line to help stop the spread of cholera, thus saving many lives.

Kitty Wilkinson – The Saint of the Slums l Liverpool l Hero

Kitty Wilkinson became recognised during a cholera epidemic in 1832. She had the only boiler in her neighbourhood and allowed her neighbours to use it for one penny per week. She had quickly realised ...