183 thoughts on “The Robson Maternity Home, Bowesfield Lane

  1. I was born there in 1950. I have been told that I was large (10lb) and battered and bruised. The nurses wanted my parents to name me after Bruce ?, a well known boxer of the day.

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  2. I was born at the Robson Maternity on 21/7/47. I emigrate to Australia in 1969 with my husband leaving my family in Stockton.

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  3. I was born there on the 23rd December 1952. I remember my mother telling me this. We lived in 23 Guisborough Road Thornaby-On-Tees until my family emigrated to Victoria Australia in 1963 on the 10 pound scheme. Sadly my mother passed away 2 years ago at age 93

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  4. I was born here July 6th 1935 and remember my mother telling me the story of when my younger brother was born at the Robson Maternity Home in 1940 during an air raid attack, when Mrs Harold McMillan carried my brother down to the air raid shelter. I believe the building is now a Hotel called the Stork Inn.

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