HistoryPoints News

Oct 16, 2019

Wartime isolation in Conwy

Skin diseases spread rapidly in the Conwy area after the arrival of thousands of child evacuees 80 years ago. A house at the top of Cadnant Park was commandeered and became an isolation hospital, where ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

up to 30 children at a time were treated and looked after by two nurses and a matron. The children's clothes and bedding were burned. For more information about the hospital, use your mobile phone to scan the HistoryPoints QR codes on the stone gatepost near the uppermost houses in Cadnant Park. Or click here