History of St Albans Old People’s TrustThestoryofStAlbansOldPeople'sTruststartswiththe shippingmagnateMrHaroldC.C.MMcIlwraith,adirectorofthe WhiteStarLineandhiscountryhomeGlenAlmondinKing Harry Lane, St Albans.InJuly1916helenthishometotheCommonwealth GovernmentandtheAustralianImperialForcesuseditasa convalescenthomeforthesistersandnursesoftheAustralian Army. It closed in December 1918.During World War II the building was used as a headquarters for MI6 as a base for intelligence activities such as training spies. After the war it became a training centre for the civil defence.The TrustThefundsraisedfromthesaleoftheHomeandlandshave beeninvestedandmanagedbyStAlbansOldPeople'sTrust. FurtherlegaciesincludingtwopropertiesinStAlbanshave beenaddedtotheTrust'sinvestmentportfolio.Allincome fromtheTrust'sassetsisusedtoassistresidentsoftheCity& District of St Albans aged 60+ in need, hardship or distress.If you with to donate or leave a legacy please see the “Donating” page or contact the secretary to the Trustees for more information(see "Contact Us").Copies of the Trust's Annual Report and Accounts may be obtained from the Clerk or on the Charity Commission website www.charity-commission.gov.uk (enter charity name or reg. no. 222522 in the search panel).