Virginia Water, Holloway Sanatorium c.1955

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Memories of Virginia Water, Holloway Sanatorium c1955


i started as a cook then as plumpers mate in the late 60s ive been up the tower witch was the holding the water tanks.the padded cells were in the basment at the front of the building,they still had some of the padding.at the time my mum worked in the laundry down the hill.there is a tunnel witch runs from the (...Read full memory)

Was the Holloway Sanatorium once known as Zachary Murton Home, or was this another establishment?

Hi to anyone out there that is interested in this building (Holloway Sanatorium). To tell the whole story would take too long, but in the early 1980s when I was a kid and the building was in a state of disrepair and 'open', I came across what I believe to be the original Crossland architect's (...Read full memory)

On August 13, 1961 I took up residence as a student nurse in Lindsay Smith House across from the hospital. It was the day the Berlin wall went up, and, as I recall, the day before the grouse shooting season began. I was 19 years old. Miss Goodyear was the Matron. Miss Lemon was Assistant Matron; Miss Mitzi Tauber (...Read full memory)

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