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Leicestershire Photographic Memories

Leicestershire Photographic Memories

The photo 'Woodhouse Eaves, the Children's Convalescent Home c1955' appears in this book.

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Caption for Woodhouse Eaves, Childrens Convalescent Home C1955: After the war, to be ill as a child was considered worthwhile if it meant spending time away by being sent to the home to recuperate. It was, however, always just as good to return home again.

An extract from Leicestershire Photographic Memories.

Memories of Woodhouse Eaves, the Children's Convalescent Home c1955

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)

After all these years of thinking just my imagination, only to find I was not the only one to suffer abuse at this terrible place. AH the good old days when children were seen but not heard, 50+ years later is a little to late. I hope and pray other victims find some peace of mind.

I stayed here in the 1950s but i dont know why i was there

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