Isabel George taught art and pottery at the Frome School of Art, where she had been a student in the 1930s, and organised ‘Leisure and Pleasure’ classes until retiring in 1982.
Paul Truscott talks about how he and others joined the Frome Society for Local Study.
Muriel Chapman worked with evacuees during the war and was a volunteer for Barnardo’s, the WRVS, OXFAM and the Frome Health Clinic in Cork Street and Park Road.
The Frome Selwood Hospital was a hospital with 52 beds for people with learning difficulties. Blanche Farley’s job was to look after the residents and staff during the closure process.
Gloria Wingrove was made redundant when Beswick’s closed in 2001. She went on to do various jobs but being a health care assistant was the job she liked best.
Jackie Lobley came to work at the newly opened Frome Health Centre as a practice nurse. After retraining, she worked as a community midwife in Frome from 1980 to 2005.