Edward Jenner

This prominant freemason who discovered the smallpox vaccine is the subject of a lecture by Professor Andrew Prescott of King’s College London and former Director of the Centre for Research into Freemasonry at the University of Sheffield.

The talk will take place on 9 October 2014 at 7:30pm at the museum www.jennermuseum.comThis is about an hour’s drive from Cardiff and the ancient Masonic Temple is nearby in Berkeley.  Bro Jenner, in 1812 served as Master of the Berkeley Royal Lodge of Faith and Friendship No 270. Jenner featured in an article in Freemasonry Today in 2010. www.freemasonrytoday.com/news/lodges-chapters-a-individuals/item/238-edward-jenner-freemason-and-natural-philosopher