Her Salisbury Story

Find out about the historic and current women of Salisbury, who have made significant contributions to our community and history.

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Adeline Cable in uniform at her desk in 1925

Adeline Cable

Adeline Cable (1864-1944) best known for her work as a matron at Salisbury Infirmary during the First World War.  Adeline Elizabeth Cable was born in

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Wren Hall the location of the choir school in Dora's time

Dora Robertson

Dora Robertson impacted on the history of Salisbury in two ways: by helping to secure the future of the Choristers School when it faced financial collapse in the 1920s, and by writing the first history of the Cathedral Close, a work still used as a standard reference work by historians today

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Sen relaxing in the bluebell woods

Sen Peralta

Learn how Sen arrived in Salisbury, with very little baggage, to begin a new life nursing in a totally different country, a different culture and a different language.

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Tracy head and shoulders smiling

Tracy Daszkiewicz

Listen to the story of Tracy, and the remarkable journey that led to her being Director of Public Health for Wiltshire at the time of the Novichok poisoning incident in 2018,

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