UK AIDS Quilt 017

This is Quilt 017 of 042 in the UK AIDS Memorial Quilt collection, created during the late 1980's and early 1990's before there was effective treatment for people living with HIV.

UK AIDS Quilt at St PaulsAIDS Quilt UK

The AIDS Quilt Memorial Project

This collection is created in memory of loved ones, friends and family. For some people our archive contains a great deal of information about their lives, for others we hold little, or none.

email aidsquiltuk@gmail.com if you have any information about someone remembered here 

AIDS Quilt 17AIDS Quilt UK

Eddie

A poem for Eddie written by his mum.
We have no further information for Eddie.


017 Chris Chester-Kirkby
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Chris Chester-Kirkby

Chris worked in travel for many years, his last holiday was to the Canaries, where the photo below was taken.
Listen to the tribute from his friend Simon

Chris died on April 29th 1992

AIDS Quilt 17 Chris Chester-Kirkby 1, From the collection of: AIDS Quilt UK
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AIDS Quilt 17 Chris Chester-Kirkby 2, From the collection of: AIDS Quilt UK
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AIDS Quilt 17 Photo of Chris, From the collection of: AIDS Quilt UK
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AIDS Quilt 17AIDS Quilt UK

Nursery Nurses New College Durham

Student nurses made this panel for AIDS Awareness.
We have no further information for this panel

Sharon Redd

Sharon Redd was an American singer, once a member of Bette Midler's back up trio The Harlettes. She had club hits in the early 1980's with 'Can you Handle it' and 'In The Name of Love'. She died 1st May 1992

Patrick ( Packy)

017 In The Name Of Love
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In the name of love

Another anonymous quilt at the request of the family.

AIDS Quilt 17 n the name of love letter, From the collection of: AIDS Quilt UK
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The person's family did not want their name identified with AIDS

AIDS Quilt 17AIDS Quilt UK

Woody

Jiggets

Credits: Story

Many of the quilts we hold have no back up information. If you recognise any names or panels without information please get in touch. email aidsquiltuk@gmail.com
Thank you to the partnership volunteers and members who recorded the letters and stories associated with the panels made for loved ones lost in the early days of the HIV / AIDS epidemic in the 80’s and 90’s. 

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The story featured may in some cases have been created by an independent third party and may not always represent the views of the institutions, listed below, who have supplied the content.
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