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St Bridget's, St John's Rd

posted by Julie Rossall on 04 Feb 2011 at 8:49 pm

I worked as Cook at St Bridgets Old Folk's Home during the late 70s/early 80s.
Was sad to see it's completely gone... does anyone have any memories/photos?
I remember cursing the 1954 Aga which took 5 hours to cook the potatoes!

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St Bridget's

posted by Paddy Pope on 15 Jan 2017 at 2:28 pm

Was going through some pictures on Flickr and found a picture. https://www.flickr.com/photos/davebloggs007/8524183211/in/album-72157632657283373/ Is this St Bridget's or just another building on St John's Road?

St Bridgets - My Gran

posted by Tony Newton on 08 Mar 2017 at 12:00 am

My grandmother was in St Bridgets for quite some time in the late 1980s, I used to quite like it and itwas way less of a trek from Sidley than the next place which was Pine Hill at the Ridge above hastings

St Bridget's

posted by Julie on 21 Mar 2017 at 10:16 am

Thank you, Paddy! Yes that building was St Bridget's (the plot now contains new housing). It was sad to see the building all boarded up in the pic.


posted by Joe on 26 Sept 2017 at 11:52 pm

Does anyone remember the matron here in the late 1969's and 1970s I think surname was Laurie and had a son called Douglas laurie

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