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Memories of Brentwood

My late mother-inlaw Gladys Ellison was Secretary in the administration at St Faiths until 1984 she started in about 1975? A school friend Jimmy Craske was also employed there. Gladys was a trained nurse at Whipps Cross Hospital in the mid 40s and told me of laying out bodies in the mortuary. I lived in Brentwood from 1957 (...Read full memory)

My mum was a patient in Highwoods Hospital when it was used as a TB Sanatorium in the 1940s-1950s. Her name was Shirley Fennell and she was there at the age of 4/5 for around 18 months. I've always been fascinated about my mum's time there and I am currently researching more about the home (...Read full memory)

The date on this photo is inaccurate. I joined Brentwood School in September 1963, at which time Hough House wasn't even started. From memory, it was not completed until about 1964 or 65. Godfrey Thomas (Geography teacher) was either the first, or one of the first, House Heads. Mark Welton Many thanks for this (...Read full memory)

November 1953 to December 1954 Rowans 3 and 4 T B hospital Paul Filler 01707659785 or paulfiller@hotmail.com If any one has memories or was there at any time

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