The Nightingale Fellowship are very sad to report the theft of precious items of silver and jewellery from the collection that was on display in St Thomas’ Hospital.
Stolen items include a set of spoons showing the head of Florence Nightingale, medals, engraved as follows:
- Gold Medal – Margaret BARR – 1915
- Silver – Denise EVANS – 1927
- Bronze – Mary Laurence – 1954
- A silver and wood square box given to Beatrice Greggs engraved : With my Best Wishes Theodore of Greece 1927
- A pearl ring in a red leather box had a note inside saying : Given by Sophie Mannerheim to Dorothy Goode.
The Nightingale Fellowship is doing everything they can to recover the items – please do get in touch with the Fellowship office if you have any information that might help.