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Fairlawn, Leeholme, Bishop Auckland

Potential Voluntary Aid Detachment Hospital

Type: House

Property offered for use as a Voluntary Aid Detachment hospital, or convalescent hospital, by Mrs Margaret Hall, wife of Robert William Hall JP, manager of Leasingthorne Colliery. Fairlawn is the name of the house where the Halls lived. It is not clear from the correspondence (see supporting items) if this is the property they were offering, or another in their custody.

For further information:
Museum of the Order of St John
VAD Hospitals in Northumberland and Durham 1914-1918
Scarlet Finders

Civil Parish: Coundon

Contributed by Durham County Record Office