30.11.13

Foster Hall Christmas Party 1987

The Annual Children's Christmas Party held in Foster Hall on Saturday 19th December 1987.

28.11.13

Brass Buttons


Brass buttons from a scarlet waistcoat worn by attendants at the Cornwall County Lunatic Asylum. Further info  here.

20.11.13

Foster November 2013


Clearing the remains of Foster Hall and wards continues before the next stage of demolition, scheduled for completion in February 2014. Larger images here.

10.11.13

Foster Hall 1968

St Lawrence's Hospital Social Club bar in Foster Hall during 1968. This temporary bar was installed in the hall for various staff events and occasions including the annual St Lawrence's Staff Social Club Draw.
The St Lawrence's Hospital Social Club Draw was held every Christmas in Foster Hall.  Prizes to be won including turkeys, Christmas cakes, cigars, bottles of spirits, etc, are displayed here on hospital sheet covered tables in front of Foster Hall stage. Access to these photos courtesy of W. Jago. Further SLH images here

4.11.13