Monthly Archives: April 2014

Public Lecture Series

Public Lecture information sheet Invitation to a talk by┬áMargaret Reynolds “The Royal Derwent Hospital at New Norfolk” Many Tasmanians have links to this hospital but few want to talk about their experience of the state’s only mental institution. Some people … Continue reading

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Landscaping looking good.

    Major works continue at the Willow Court site and the landscaping is starting to frame the historic buildings while structural work continues with some minor challenges in Bronte bringing works to a stop for a short time. An … Continue reading

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Willow Court is heard in Canberra

“Further south, the township of New Norfolk in the Derwent Valley is a service town for the agricultural and remaining forestry activity in the surrounding area. New Norfolk has a deep soul, and many locals still have close and personal … Continue reading

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Board of Inquiry, new book released for the first time.

Never publicly available before today, this is one of three volumes (blue cover) that we are scanning and releasing for all to read, study and make up their own minds about Royal Derwent Hospital and Mill Brook Rise and the … Continue reading

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Appendix released in full.

All three parts are now online from this first book for the first time in history. This is the account of Patient “A”, Patient “B” and Witness “9”. (Yellow Cover) Patient “A”: “When about 12 months old, being ill, she … Continue reading

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