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Sun Shines on Hospital Heritage Day

29th September 2013 @ 6:06am – by Tarvin Webteam
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Tarporley Memorial Hospital's Heritage Day enjoyed the added bonus of some fine autumn sunshine for the visitors to the exhibitions. Donations on the day raised £368.


The sign at the entrance was direct and functional but the welcome inside was as warm as the sunshine outside.

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Dr Campbell demonstrating a 1920s operating table that was actually used by his father for operations at Tarporley Hospital

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In the foreground is an early electro shock machine for people with a nervous disposition,while looking on is a skeleton that we were assured was not of a past hospital patient!

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Visitors enjoying tea and cake in the sunshine of the Hospital garden.

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A talk, with accompanying slides, on the history of Portal Red Cross Auxiliary First World War Hosptial and the early years of Tarporly Memorial Hosptial by local historian, Maurice Hunt

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