High Hall Staff
High Hall staff and associates from 1930 onwards. See Aysgarth Union Workhouse for details of staff from when it opened to 1930.
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Mr T. Fawcett Assistant Master
'Was there another Hiscock that became Master or Matron?''
He died in 1934
Allen Hiscock (son of Frank) and his first wife are now the Master and Matron at the workhouse
Dr. Will Pickles
Doctor from the Aysgarth surgery became the Medical Officer for Health at
Dr. Pickles remained in this position until the National Health Service Act came into being in 1948.
The Annual salary paid for this position in 1947 was £40 per annum.
Dr Ord joins the practice
Mr and Mrs Wyatt are master and matron. They had two daughters Nancy and Dorothy.
Kellys Directory lists a Mr.William John Ion as Master and Mrs Olive Mary Ion as Matron of the Bainbridge Workhouse.
Mr. and Mrs. Hough were master and matron in the very early forties.(Confirm with Josie)
Mr and Mrs Pashby are Master and Matron Of the Workhouse. Mr Pashby was a local circuit preacher.
Dr. Coltman joins Dr. Pickles at Aysgarth Sugery.
Now pauperism had been abolished and medical treatment was free a Medical Officer for Health was no longer needed for the workhouse.
Dr. Pickles and Drs. Coltman continued to look after patients in the Public Assistance Institution that became a Welfare Home after 1948.
George and Pauline Marsden interviewed Mrs Sumner for the post of kitchen maid. They said they couldn't offer her permanent employment as High Hall was probably going to close down within the next two years.
Were any of these names connected with High Hall?
Mr Metcalfe said,"At this time there were 48 residents, a resident Master and Matron a handful of attendants and domestic staff working very long hours.
Joan Buck Matron
Joan retired in 1973
Christmas Dinner at high Hall.
This photograph shows Rev Malcolm Stonestreet and Dr Coltman
Mr. Ernest Metcalfe.
This gentleman's occupation was handyman, care assistant and accordian player.
Councillor John Blackie
Mrs McKye Matron
Jack Foster Officer in Charge
David Law Officer in Charge
Mary Sumner was Assistant Officer in charge to David Law.
Drs. Derek and Margaret Hoyle come to the practice at Aysgarth.
Mary Sumner Officer in Charge
Dianne was Warden at Sycamore Close
Ernest Metcalfe second-Officer-in-charge retires after 26 years.
Dianne Whyte Officer in Charge
1997 - 1999
Alyson Hill becomes acting Officer in Charge.
1999 - 2004
Alyson Hill Officer in Charge
Pauline Hurley, Debbie Thompson, Margaret Metcalfe
High Hall Staff
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