Norwich, Great Hospital The Swan Pit 1921

Memories of Norwich


I originally remember the (now) Debenhams being a bomb site on which cars were parked, then a new department store was built called Curls. The top floor boasted a verandah restaurant where, if I was good whilst out shopping, my mum would take me for a strawberry milk shake. The waitresses wore uniforms with little hats and when my (...Read full memory)

I was admitted to this children's hospital in the winter of 1961 aged 5 years, with acute asthma. I remember clearly a green bathroom with lots of hot water pipes and being bathed twice in a morning as I daren`t tell the second bath nurse I had already been bathed that day! I remember my mother bringing a new pair of (...Read full memory)

My great great great grandfather, Charles Barlow was baptised in St Michael at Thorn 13.6.1813, the son of Samuel and Elizabeth (nee Stark). His uncle was James Stark, Norwich School of Painters, and his grandfather was Michael Stark, Chemist and dyer of Norwich, formerly Fife Scotland and his grandmother Jane Elizabeth (...Read full memory)

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