(I accept no responsibility for truth, accuracy or spelling - I was only small.)
Susan - must have been a good pal as features a lot. Used the pool (the only mention of the pool – was it really there then?).
Michael Reeves - off frame & onto traction Dec 62.
Ian Britton - age 6, the Ian who rocked his frame? Off frame and sitting up. Might go home if he can walk (this latter 03/12/62).
Stephen Hill - age 6. His sister Diane was admitted later.
Derek Fell - his brother Peter arrived later. Derek was home by early 64. A Derek went ‘to live in Doncaster’. Was it this Derek?
Cynthia - had her pots off. Didn’t get the caliper she was going to but went onto traction.
Elizabeth - aged 4.
Julian - had operation.
Michael Delvin - at his birthday party his mum brought lucky bags for everyone.
Joshua - arrived Sept 62?
Michael Sweeting - aged 8 when new patient. Came back for a party once home.
Mary - aged 12 when new. Pot off Dec 62. Pot back on 63. Operation 63. Came from a farming family (?) - they had hundreds of sheep at home.
Lesley - came back for a visit with Edward in Jan 63.
Pat - Lesley & Pat were in the paper 21/10/62. Home Dec 62.
Paul Hiskoe - walking outside Dec 62. Operation Feb 63 & home April 63 (or these could refer to a different Paul).
Mark - learning to walk Feb 63, home 63.
Ann - aged 12 when new. Operation & pot.
Tony Bennett - was still in MHH when I left.
Stephen Gelder - operation.
Steven Woods - was still in MHH when I left.
John - aged 9 when new in Jan 63. Left hospital then returned.
Raymond - new Jan 63. Home later 63.
Susie - home in April 63.
Peter Fell - Derek’s brother. On a frame.
Coralie - on frame. Aged 9 in 63.
Shirley Radcliffe/Ratcliffe - on Balkan beam. Had physio.
Joy - new in April 63. Wore a ‘collar‘.
Robert - on Balkan beam.
Jane - had physio.
Diane Hill - sister of Stephen. New May 63. On frame then off frame and onto calipers by Nov 63. Home by early 64.
Keith - new May 63. Picking conkers outside autumn 63.
Philip - home autumn 63.
Leroy Matthews - new Oct 63. Family from Jamaica. Operation. Pot off Dec 63.
Guy Grimmet - operation. Had chicken pox. Home by early 64.
Stuart - had pot.
Alan Ferry - Operation. On crutches. Home autumn 63 but back by early 64.
Neil Maclumpha (spelling!?) - had chicken pox.
Peter Hogarth - age 7 when transferred from Boys Ward in Nov 63. Operation April 64.
David - splint then walking by Dec 63.
Annette Robinson - transferred from Babies Ward. Operation. Walking pot. Pot off Jan 64. Operation April 64.
Trevor Wales - home early 64.
Joseph Blackesbourgh (spelling?) - transferred from Babies Ward aged 5. His birthday cake had a picture of the Beatles on it.
Philip (another Philip?) - operation early 64.
Karen - aged 5 when new.
Yvonne - operation Jan 64. Home April 64.
Jeanette - new April 64.
Diane Burrows - was still in MHH when I left.
Linda - knitted a carpet for the Dolls House on Babies Ward.
Sister Gough - nicked my ear when she cut my hair!
Mrs Cooper - teacher.
Mrs Western - head teacher.
Miss Lupton - no idea who she was but she went on holiday to Hong Kong in July 62.
Father Walker - gave out palm crosses on Palm Sunday.
Mrs Johnson - put the shades up and down.
Mr Johnson - swept up the leaves.
Mr Dennis - took all the wheels off the lockers.
Mr Williams - measured me in Feb 64 (must have been for calipers?).
Mrs Parker - was ‘back on our ward’.Nurses - Hickling, Newton, Hanson, Bose (her brother was one of the firemen who came to see us), Shepherd, Row, Lash, Hemsworth, Welner and Warden.