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W.J. Sanderson (Lord Mayor of Newcastle, 1907-8)

William John Sanderson was a philanthropist in Newcastle, who established a Home for Destitute and Crippled Children in 1888. Sanderson served as a Coucillor in Newcastle, where he was Lord Mayor, 1907 - 1908.

People in History Former Sanderson Hospital
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002044:Councillor W.J. Sanderson The Lord Mayor Newcastle upon Tyne 1907

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Former Sanderson Hospital
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Former Sanderson Hospital
- Sanderson Hospital on Salters Road in Gosforth was built in 1897, as a home for destitute children.[1] Later it was used by the NHS as an orthopaedic hospital and a …


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