November 1961 at the Four Gables Maternity Home in Horsforth.
Always lived in Yeadon & Guiseley apart from 1 year in Ibiza.
Date of Interview
7th September 2020
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Amanda Botterill (1st July 2021)
Amanda Botterill gives an outstanding service to her community by running Memory Lane Café for people unfortunate enough to have Dementia or Alzheimer’s. The enterprise grew out of a need to care for her own mum who had Dementia and a realisation that help was needed for people suffering from these illnesses and for their carers.
Amanda is a busy person who has had a successful working life. Yeadon Town Hall played an important role in her life from childhood as the home for her beloved amateur dramatics.
This is an interesting and informative chat with useful information about two terrible diseases
Interviewer: Carlo Harrison
Cataloguer: Fiona Quinton
Memory Lane Café for people with Dementia – Alzheimer’s
Zoom Meetings for people with Dementia – Alzheimer’s
Sisters of Mercy, Nuns. Yeadon
Coronavirus & UK Government
Parents – Gerald Yeadon & Margaret Bradford
Springhead & Green Lane Mills
Early Life – Moving House
South View & Aireborough Grammar School
Husband Bill Botterill – Children Amy & William
Working Life – Telex Operator – Nanny – Cosmetics – Solar Panels – Biomass
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