Staff and residents at Ferrars Hall Care Home in Huntingdon celebrated the 101st birthday of Emily Ramsey this week. Emily was born on the 16th May 1921 and has lived at the Huntington Care Home since November 2019. Emily’s secret to a long life is hard work, her loving family and the carers looking after her at Ferrars Hall.
Home Manager Susan Dunnell said, “We wish Emily a very happy 101st Birthday from everyone here at Ferrars Hall. Emily is a wonderful and much-loved member of our Ferrars Hall family, she loves knitting, reminiscing about working on her farm and chatting with other residents. It was lovely to see her enjoying her special day”.
Staff held an afternoon tea party for Emily complete with balloons and a cake baked by Chef Caroline Tyrkot. Emily was joined by her family and had a lovely time opening her cards and gifts. She also enjoyed a game of birthday bingo with her friends at the party.
Emily was born in Buckden, she went into service at a doctors when she left school at 14. She remained there until she married in 1940. Emily has two sons, three daughters plus many grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was married to her first husband for forty years, three years after she married the gardener so her children call her Lady Chatterley!