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  • Margarette Ann Corcoran (née Colligan) Margarette was born into a loving family in Paisley, Scotland, the youngest of three sisters – Maureen and Nancy, both now sadly deceased. Leaving school at 15, Margarette was a typical teenager of the 60’s, enjoying mini-skirts, dancing and with a very active social life. She and Michael met on 28 May 1966 (at 6.30pm) at a Cub Scout Jubilee camp in Erskine; he asked her to marry him a week later and eventually, 3 years later, she agreed. Over the years they had 3 children, Scott,...
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  • This bench is dedicated to Paul Stephen Hillman. He was The Borough of Poole’s Landscape Architect from 1989 until 2008. As you stand or sit here, you can read a little bit about Paul’s life and his work towards preserving the heritage of Poole Park, often referred to as the People’s Park. If you read on, there is some interesting history too. Paul joined Poole Council as the Borough’s Landscape Architect before Poole Park’s Centenary celebrations in 1990. Previously he completed his Masters as a Landscape Architect at Newcastle University. While working for Poole, a major focus of his...
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  • The Guinea Pig Club Memorial About the Guinea Pig Club The Guinea Pig Club, established in 1941, was a social club and mutual support network for British and allied aircrew injured during World War II. Its membership was made up of patients of Archibald McIndoe at Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead, Sussex, who had undergone experimental reconstructive plastic surgery, generally after receiving burns injuries in aircraft. The members were aircrew patients in the hospital and the surgeons and anaesthetists who treated them. By the end of the war the club had 649 members. The club...
  • UNDER CONSTRUCTION This Memorial webpage is dedicated to the memory of Mark Robert Willey (18 July 1975 - 26 January 2016)Early LifeMark was born on Friday 18 July 1975 and from the moment he entered this world he was hounded by ill-health. He was diagnosed during his first six months as having a very serious kidney problem and in those days there was nothing that could be done-it was decided that he would be treated by a special sodium free diet which seemed to work until he was 10 years old. He then commenced Peritoneal Dialysis with the first daily treatments as an in-patient at RVI...
  • This is the Living Memorial Page for Susan Christine Mansfield. If you are reading this then it is likely you have scanned the QR code on Susan's memorial plaque. it may be that you knew Susan therefore this Living Memorial may help jog some wonderful memories, It may also be that you did not know Susan but that you are link by ancestry or even just a little curious to what is this QR code for. If this is the case then this Living Memorial will expand the simple information of a name and date which is placed on the plaque and give you just some idea of the wonderful person who is buried...

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