Louis Pasteur's Crickhowell "rival"
John Williams had a reputation as a healer in Victorian Crickhowell, so when he announced he'd found a cure for rabies the press reported that M Pasteur of Paris had a rival ...
in Wales. John Williams, landlord of the Bridgend Hotel, sought no payment for his claimed remedy but simply wanted it to benefit public health. For more about the history of the Bridge End Inn - which incorporates a former toll house - scan the HistoryPoints QR codes in the menu display case near the entrance. Or click here