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My name is Jacqueline Billingsley. I was sent here in the 1950's from hospital due to kidney problems. I remember the Matron who would take her small dog for walks every morning in the woods. Being very fond of dogs even at a young age but the Matron would never let any of us pet or even play with her dog. I had a (...Read full memory)
My name is Carl Wilkinson and I was born in 1954 and up until I was 14 I suffered from very bad Asthma my doctor said I had a church organ in my chest that was out of tune, so I was sent there I think in 1959 for the better air there was there, it had to be better than the air in Edwards lane, Nottingham, I can (...Read full memory)
I had a two week stay at the convalescent home following an operation to remove my tonsils.It was 1957/58 I was 7yrs old and the worst two weeks of my life.I too remember having to write a letter home. I had to dictate this letter to a nurse.Before we started I asked if I could go to the toilet and the nurse said no, I (...Read full memory)
It was July/August of 1950 when I was sent here from my home town of Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent at the age of eight, to convalesce after a serious post-operative infection. My first impressions were of a grim-looking, foreboding building, but those first, gloomy impressions were (...Read full memory)
I think this was the convalescent home I was sent to in 1947 when I was 5 years old. My family referred to it as "Charnwood" which is confusing me. The picture is vaguely familiar.though. I was very unhappy there and the nursing staff and matron seemed heartless and stupid! I was sent there because I had (...Read full memory)
I too spent about 6 weeks there in the early sixties. i had recovered from Polio but was very sickly. i remember sleeping in the woods at lunch time if the weather was good all the ground sheets where stored in a shed. i remember how nice the cleared patch in the woods looked and felt you could not see (...Read full memory)
My name is Tony Walton and I have many fond memories of Woodhouse Eaves. My family moved to the village in 1942 when my father was stationed at Beaumanor. I had two brothers, Brian and Peter and initially we lived at 39 Victoria Road before moving to 11 Herrick Road when the new estate was built (...Read full memory)
All I ever wanted was to be a nurse but not having the exam results to do this our family Doctor suggested to my mother I go to a Children's Convalescence Unit in Woodhouse Eaves and work voluntary; at first I thought this was would be a great adventure. I arrived on a Sunday ready to start work on the Monday, I was (...Read full memory)