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A people’s history of institutional life
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“I had my letter under my pillow.”
Patrick Burke, born in 1951, was in Calderstones as a boy and teenager in the early 1960s. After his life in ...
Interview with Alan Senior
This is an oral history interview with Alan Senior, who was a visiting physiotherapist to Brockhall and Calderstones during the 1980s.
Interview with Duncan Mitchell
In this oral history interview Duncan gives a potted history of Calderstones, with some additional information on Langho Colony and Brockhall. He then talks about his personal background, including studying at Kent University. His interview is mainly about his experience of training and working as a nurse at Calderstones. Sound. 105 minute Text. Full transcript
Interview with John
Oral history Interview with John who was born in 1960. He worked as a Nursing Auxillary for a year or so in the early 1980s at Brockhall, mainly on the children’s wards with occasional cover on the male wards. Sound – 65 minutes. Text – Full transcript
Interview with Julian Lockett
In his interview Julian presents the viewpoint of a boy living at Brockhall, with parents who were both members of staff. Arriving aged 10 in 1970, he left four years later in 1974. His recalled the staff, student nurses, the grounds as well as playing and going to school with other staff children living there ...
Interview with Stephen Burden
Oral history interview with Stephen., born in 1960. Went in Calderstones aged 16, then left in 1981. Sound: 12 minutes Text: Full transcript
Includes oral history interview with John who was born in 1960. He worked as a Nursing Auxillary for a year or so in the early 1980s at Brockhall, mainly on the children’s wards with occasional cover on the male wards.
Includes an audio recording and detailed summary of an interview with Julian Lockett. He is the son of parents who both worked at Brockhall between 1970 and 1974. His father was Chief Nursing Officer, and his mother was Sister on Karen Ward, which was the ‘punishment’ ward for women. Julian arrived at Brockhall aged 10 years old and ...
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