My Grandmother - a Memory of Woodford Bridge.
I have no actual memory but my mother tells me that when she visited her mother at Claybury, I played on the grounds with my father. We emigrated in 1956 when I was 8 and I finally got to go back in 1983 and saw her for the first and only time. She of course didn't know who I was. I went to the office and did see her records but was so upset I didn't really absorb anything. I cried all the way in, while I was there and all the way out and for hours afterwards. Clara Amelia Lyons was admitted in 1937 at age 44 and died there at, I believe, age 92. Imagine. If your parents or anyone remembers her or has any records of her, I'd appreciate hearing back. Thanks.
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