Aunt’s Story at the William Quarrier Home

Aunt used to work in residential children’s homes. We would visit when we little and for a day be part of the daily routine. I knew her career had begun in Scotland, but beyond that, very little.

It was time to ask.

She told me she had worked in the William Quarrier Home, but that it no longer existed. Back home, I had a quick surf and found it has a web page. A few emails were exchanged. Aunt was sent a copy of the history leaflet about the home, and I agreed to ask her more about her time there.

This is the result of our first chat:

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