Scope and Content

Gives a history of the Dr Garret Memorial Home which includes photographs of Mr and Mrs Garrett as young people and of their wedding and family; lists the 1st members of domestic staff in 1916 and includes photographs of them; includes a letter written from Mrs Annie Ross of Stretford who went to the Home when it opened; an example of the Home's note paper; a summary of medical conditions in children which the Home catered for in 1949; leaflet for a memorial service for the 50th anniversary of the Home in 1973; photographs of staff and children; a section entitled 'Special staff events and Committee visits'; a section on visits by Mayors; a menu from the 70th anniversary dinner and photographs of the staff who were employed at the Home upon its closure and demolition in 1987.