Monthly Archives: January 2013

Congratulations

CERTIFICATES recognising the community service of a number of local residents were presented at the Derwent Valley Council’s Australia Day celebration on Saturday including Friends of Willow Courts own, Sharon Hutchison. Sharon Hutchison: Long-term community service through Derwent Valley Regional … Continue reading

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Lots of articles to read

I really like the stories from the people who were connected to Royal Derwent/Willow Court. The living history of these people shows us a glimpse of life within and outside of the institution. Alan Bester went on to be part … Continue reading

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Frescati Heritage Open Day

What a wonderful time listening to Margaret Richards, the daughter of Dr Brothers, Medical Superintendent this afternoon and looking through Frescati House during the Heritage open day. Margaret lived at Frascati from 1935-1946 with her family up until the age of … Continue reading

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More volunteers

Welcome to all new prospective Friends of Willow Court Committee members, among the new members is local identity Sally Wise, well known business woman and passionate food advocate. Sally has a passionate interest in the history of the colonial food era. … Continue reading

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Frascati House Heritage Day. (Don’t forget to RSVP)

Please don’t forget to RSVP to be involved. Ring Sandra on 62612631 This is a Friends of Frascati event.

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Willow Court Documentary (first public release)

From 1827 New Norfolk was the home of Tasmania’s first Asylum which later became known as the Willow Court Training Centre, part of the Royal Derwent Hospital. The oldest remaining Asylum in its same location continually ran until the year … Continue reading

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Willow Court Open Day Report

This was in the New Norfolk Gazette. By Damian Bester

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Friends of Willow Court Special Committee Meeting

Friends of Willow Court Special Committee Meeting this Thursday 10 January, 7 pm at a venue to be decided.

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