Information for posterity

Chris Birch:Telling my story
Information for posterity
Interviewee: Chris Birch. Interviewer: Wendy Rickard

Chris worked as a volunteer with the London Lighthouse, he explains why he wanted to share his story.

“I wanted to do it very much indeed, because Lighthouse is so important, you know, it’s important in the history of healthcare, caring for people.  It was something completely new, completely innovative, unique…

For my great-granddaughter

I am a great believer in providing information for posterity and I have got a four-year-old great-granddaughter and it’s nice, comforting to think that after, long after I’m dead, if she’s interested she can trot along to the British Library and hear her great-grandfather’s voice and that’s quite comforting.”