The following is a fascinating account of life during childhood at Seaeroft
Hospital. Originally the writer of the article, the late Jessie Hirst (neé Robson).
was asked by her family to write her story down for her grandchildren. Ann
Nicholls (her daughter) and her family have agreed that they would like 'The
Barwicker' to publish it as it gives an interesting insight into what went on when
Seacroft Hospital was an Isolation Hospital. The late Arthur Nicholls, whom
many of our readers will remember for climhing the Maypole. was the husband of