• Medical Students

    The Friends of Blackheath Halls presented this fascinating talk by Professor Stephen Challacombe on 30th September 2020.  129 total views

  • Marie Brown

    Marie was born in Chorley in Lancashire in 1923. Her father was the manager of a cotton factory, but during the Great Recession, the factory closed down and the family were plunged into poverty with no social welfare safety net.  299 total views

  • Duncan Campbell

    Duncan is standing, second from left. Back of the photo says, “The Belsen Gang, Calais 45”  156 total views

  • bergen belsen concentration camp

    Report on Nursing Matters August 1945

    Dr. T.V. Layton SMO and Miss K. Doherty Matron, arrived at Belsen Camp from London on 11/7/45, having reported at 21 Army Group and 30 Corps Headquarters en route – as the signal notifying arrival had not been received no accommodation for U.N.R.R.A. personnel was available.  122 total views

  • Colonel Michael Osborn

    Colonel Osborn was one of the first to enter Belsen concentration camp, and what he discovered stayed with him for the rest of his life. Shortly after that he liberated his brother Myles from a prisoner of war camp. They had not seen each other for more than 10 years.  235 total views