Halliday Sutherland

Doctor. Tuberculosis pioneer. Best-selling author. Convert to Catholicism. Enemy of eugenics, and eugenicists.

Monthly Archives: July, 2014

Mobilising for war

One hundred years ago, Halliday Sutherland witnessed Britain mobilising for war in Devon. On the morning of Sunday, 2nd August 1914, I walked from Bideford to the fishing-village of Appledore. My companion … Continue reading

31 July 2014 · Leave a comment

Tuberculosis and eugenics

In the United Kingdom every year fifty thousand people die of consumption or tuberculosis of the lung; twenty thousand more from other forms of the disease; a hundred and fifty thousand … Continue reading

14 July 2014 · 1 Comment

Bombs

This picture shows Vincent Sutherland in Our Lady of Victories Catholic church in Kensington, London. Four incendiary bombs destroyed the church on the night of 13 September 1940. Vincent was an air raid warden at … Continue reading

1 July 2014 · Leave a comment

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Centenary of the Stopes v. Sutherland libel trial

21 February 2023
4.3 years to go.