They Died With Their Shoes On: The Career of Paul Rabey the Younger, Part One

The first in a five-part series. Paul Rabey was a cunning and malevolent Victorian con-man who made, and lost, a fortune selling fraudulent mining shares to unsuspecting businessmen. In his day, he was notorious…

Sister Helen and Saint Barnabas

Sister Helen Phillipps-Treby was Head Nurse and General Manager of St Barnabas Hospital, Saltash, from 1896 to 1951. The span of her career covered some momentous changes in nursing and society, and the way nursing was viewed by this rapidly changing society. The story of Sister Helen is also the story of the early years of St Barnabas Hospital…