Welcome to aturnofthekey
Memories of Old St.Georges Hospital 1818-1995 and Coton Hill Hospital 1854-1976, Stafford
A shared record of the Life and Times of these once-proud Old Hospitals. 25/02/2012
Copyright © to All Material on the Site is acknowledged as being Retained by the Donor/s – Permission for Use – Is Required
NEWS and VIEWS
Aturnofthekey soon to be future preserved, as part of The UK Web Archive, See Archived page, and UKWA
Latest News about Development to the Old St Georges Main Building
It would appear that some people wish to have Regular Updates of any Changes/Additions/Comments to the Site but – either
Do Not Wish – or are – Too Shy, to Post a first Comment – and – “Ticking the small Boxes”, within the Comment Facility below.
As this Site is set up as a – traditional “Website” – not a “Blog” – I can find no Workarounds to address this problem.
I will continue to put up a Comment, whenever there are Any-Changes, to cover all options.
Tick the Boxes and just say “Hello” or something like “Hi, Just Signing up for Regular Updates for now”
A Very Interesting Article about our old Hospital
“A Brief History Of Staffordshire Lunatic Asylum”
© Rebecca Wynter 2010/11- University of Birmingham
Some of your Recent Pictures, Bordered Temporarily in red, on the Relevant Pages
(IF YOU HAVE ANY PICTURES RELEVANT TO THE SITE – PLEASE CONTACT ME)
Hover over Photos for Donor ID, Info., etc. – Left Click to Enlarge
“AWAITING YOUR NEXT PHOTO”
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Some of your Recent Anecdotes – See More of these Here
(IF YOU HAVE ANY ANECDOTES RELEVANT TO THE SITE – PLEASE CONTACT ME)
(25/07/15) An Uncomfortable Start – by Bill Sim . . .
(03/08/2015) A Strange Dance – by Roy Shirley . . .
(17/08/15) Whistling, Fire-Hoses and Perceived Reputations – by Brian Simms . . .
Now – You can also – “Post your Comments” – on the “Anecdotes” page
Notes About Comments
Describing a Hospital’s life and care of it’s People throughout it’s long history, on an Open, Public-Access Site, can raise some Sensitive issues.
We also have very Individual perceptions of these Old Places and People. Some of them may be Positive, some of them may Not always be so.
The Site will always attempt to reflect – these Differing Viewpoints – in as Acceptable a way as possible.
Comments for On Site Publication – Related to the Site and it’s Contents – are for Recollections of Personal Experiences and or Perceptions.
These add extra Personal Authenticity, hopefully bringing more Variety and Colour to the Site. They are very Welcome and much Appreciated.
It’s also Good-to-Say-Hello, but for Longer-Chats and Personal-Conversations, Please – See the Contact Facilities
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