Norwich, Great Hospital The Swan Pit 1921

Memories of Norwich


Too much to say, so in brief: lived on Wolfe Road, played on Mousehold, fireworks night great and sledged on cardboard in the summer and sledge in the snow; watched the soldiers in Brittania Barracks and them lowering the flag just outside the main gates in a railed enclosure long gone; horses at Nelson Barracks at the bottom of (...Read full memory)

O officers club and no club dances

My late father, Rev H Roderick Carter, was the Vicar at St Catherines from the early 1950's to about 1968. Living at the Vicarage meant that we had people coming and going all day, everyday. Mum was very supportive of Dad taking her part in helping to run a very large Parish. The Vicarage garden (...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)

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