Sun Shines on Hospital Heritage Day

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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 Electo-Shock 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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