Case studies

We are building a library of case studies that highlight the many benefits of almshouses from differing perspectives – from trustees to clerks to residents and their local communities.

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“You changed my life” – Colin’s story

Colin, resident, Shepton Mallet Almshouses Back in 2015, Shepton Mallet Almshouse trustees were midway through a comprehensive refurbishment of their...
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Lynda’s story

Clerk to the trustees- Lynda Clarke-Jones Lynda Clarke-Jones has been a part of the almshouse movement for many years. She...
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Eric’s story

Clerk to the Trustees - Eric Williams 70 year old Eric Williams lives in Ludlow Shropshire. He is married and...
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A day in the life of a trustee

Hilary Livingstone has been a trustee of the Eleanor Hirst Trust since 2016. Hilary was born and brought up in...
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