Hertfordshire Genealogy

Guide to Old Hertfordshire


The Diseases of Sheep

How to prevent and how to cure them

William Cooper & Nephews

Berkhamsted, 1895





Life is full of ephemera - everyday things we take for granted and throw away when we have finished with them. As such they rarely survive but if they do they can fill in details of your ancestors everyday life.

Firms producing specialist products will have produced booklets  promoting their use and giving relevant advice,





William Cooper started making his arsenical sheep dip in Ravens Lane, Berkhamsted, in 1852, and ended up selling it world wide, the company becoming a leading international producer of veterinary products. This document is a pocket guide to the diseases of sheep which also serves as an advertisement for the company.


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