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Details: Caterham Dene Mental Hospital, Caterham

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Name

 

Present name

Caterham Dene Mental Hospital 

Previous name(s)

Metropolitan District Asylum
Caterham and District (1981 - 1986)
Metropolitan Imbecile Asylum; Caterham Asylum (1870 - 1920)
Caterham Mental Hospital (1920 - 1941); St Lawrence's Hospital c. 1941- 1980s)  

Address

Church Road Caterham CR3 5RA 

Previous location

Croydon Road, Caterham, CR3 5YA

Foundation Year

1870 

Closed

No 

Administrative authorities

Regional Hospital Board (1948-74)

South West Metropolitan 

Hospital Management Committee (1948-74)

Redhill and Netherne 

Regional Health Authority (1974-82)

South West Thames 

Regional Health Authority (1982- )

South West Thames 

District Health Authority (1974-82)

East Surrey 

District Health Authority (1982- )

East Surrey 

Current Trust

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust 

Trust From

1998 

County (before 1974)

Surrey 

County (1974-1996)

Surrey 

County (after 1996)

Surrey 

Status

Pre 1948

Local Authority

Post 1948

NHS

Type

Pre 1948

Mental

Post 1948

Mental

 

Records can be found at:

notes

  Surrey History Centre

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1915 - 1932

   Other

1915 - 1932

Finding aids

Finding aids

Catalogue

Location of finding aids

At Repository(AR)

Details

notes

  Wellcome Library

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1872 - 1879

   Private Papers

1872 - 1879

Finding aids

Finding aids

Catalogue

Location of finding aids

At Repository(AR)

Details

Notes

Diaries of James Adam, superintendent, with inserted letters, memoranda, programmes, etc MSS 5510-5516

notes

  London Metropolitan Archives

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1867 - 1979

   General

1867 - 1979

   Finance

1957 - 1969

   Estates

1913 - 1921

   Admission & Discharge

1870 - 1973

   Staff

1870 - 1973

   Other

1891 - 1958

Clinical & Patients

1870 - 1973

Finding aids

Finding aids

Brief Guide(BG), Catalogue, Computerised

Location of finding aids

At Repository(AR), National Register of Archives (NRA)

Details

Brief Guide: Hospital and Charity Annual Report; AR: BG: H23/SL; B01/098 AR: See also St Olave's/Bermondsey Board of Guardians B.B.G., Metropolitan Asylums Board, London County Council Asylums Committee 1889 -1914, Asylums and Mental Deficiency Committee 1914 - 1922, Mental Hospitals Committee 1922 - 1948.

Notes

Annual Reports - Annual Reports Collection SC/PPS/121/01; Other = Chaplians report books, 1891-1958

 
 
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