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Money Left to Hospital
Garrick Hospital and a local charity have each been left £156,000
by a Portpatrick widow. And even the elderly in the village
have not been forgotten by the late Mrs Margaret Hamilton
- she stipulated that £10,000, or £40 per person,
be divided among them, with the only proviso the money is
spent in Portpatrick.
Hamilton, who lived at Broomhill, Heugh Road, did not have
any close family. She came to Portpatrick from the London
area in the 1970s with her husband.
her will, she left a bequest totalling £312,000 to be
shared between the hospital's instrument fund and the Order
of St John, of which her late husband was a member and which
runs the Palliative Care Unit at Dalrymple Hospital.
instructed that the money be spent on resources in Stranraer