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Images of Cecilia Whitelaw, wife of the Home Secretary of the United Kingdom William Whitelaw, meeting children and staff during a visit to Brig-y-Don Children's Home. Includes images of Mrs Whitelaw: accompanied by Lady Nancy Whiteley, Lady Cubbon and Mrs Tournay, being greeted upon their arrival at Brig-y-Don [A-E]; watching Darren Rawling paint [G-H] and talking to members of the playgroup [I-J]; talking to Brig-y-Don Committee president the Reverend Peter Manton [K, X-ZB]; being presented with a bouquet of flowers by Charlotte Bennett [L-M]; and talking to people involved with Brig-y-Don including committee member Daphne Wagstaffe and the matron Margaret Holley [R-ZB] [from JEP 28/05/1981 p 13].

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May 27th 1981 - May 27th 1981


Bennett, Charlotte
Cubbon, Lady Lorin, née Richardson
Holley, Margaret
Manton, Peter Geoffrey Kevitt, Reverend
Tournay, Mrs
Rawling, Darren
Wagstaffe, Daphne
Whitelaw, Celia
Whitelaw, William
Whiteley, Lady Nancy
Brig-y-Don Children's Home
Brig-y-Don Committee
Home Office


Brig-y-Don, Coast Road | Children | children's homes | home secretaries | matrons | official visits | playgroups | visits


30 35mm negative



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Photographer Gary Grimshaw
JEP Photographic Job Number 1981/7642.


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