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Sun Shines on Hospital Heritage Day

29th September 2013 @ 6:06am – by Tarvin Webteam
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heritage day at tarporley hospital

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.

dr campbell in 1920 style operating theatre

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

early electoshock machine  medical skeleton

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!

visitors enjoying tea and cake in the sunshine

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

talk  slide show of origins of tarporley hospital

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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