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Details: Lancaster Moor Hospital, Lancaster

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Name

 

Present name

Lancaster Moor Hospital 

Previous name(s)

Lancaster County Mental Hospital (by 1929 - 1948)  

Address

Quernmore Road Lancaster LA1 3JR 

Previous location


Foundation Year

1816 

Closed

Yes 

Closure year

c2000 

Administrative authorities

Regional Hospital Board (1948-74)

Manchester 

Hospital Management Committee (1948-74)

Lancaster Moor 

Regional Health Authority (1974-82)

North Western 

Regional Health Authority (1982- )

North Western 

District Health Authority (1974-82)

Lancaster 

District Health Authority (1982- )

Lancaster 

Current Trust

Bay Community NHS Trust 

Trust From

1998 

County (before 1974)

Lancashire 

County (1974-1996)

Lancashire 

County (after 1996)

Lancashire 

Status

Pre 1948

Private, Local Authority

Post 1948

NHS

Type

Pre 1948

Mental

Post 1948

Geriatric, Mental, MNT: 1948 - 1982. OTHER: 1966 - 1982 Eye, orthopaedic, neurosurgery, general surgery, 1982 - ? Long stay.

 

Records can be found at:

notes

  Lancaster District Library

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1811 - 1966

   General

1811 - 1849

   Admission & Discharge

1840 - 1840

   Ephemera

1966 - 1966

   Other

1816 - 1816

Finding aids

Finding aids

Brief Guide(BG)

Location of finding aids

Details

WIHM: BG: 1981 UMIST survey of the North West.

Lancaster Health District

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1939 - 1949

   General

1939 - 1949

Finding aids

Finding aids

Brief Guide(BG)

Location of finding aids

Details

WIHM: BG: 1981 UMIST survey of the North West.

Nursing School, Lancaster Moor Hospital

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1938 - 1956

   Other

1938 - 1956

Finding aids

Finding aids

Brief Guide(BG)

Location of finding aids

Details

WIHM: BG: 1981 UMIST survey of the North West.

notes

  Lancashire Record Office

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1810 - 1995

   General

1811 - 1985

   Finance

1810 - 1965

   Estates

1813 - 1814

   Nursing

1872 - 1949

   Admission & Discharge

1816 - 1995

   Staff

1850 - 1978

   Ephemera

1829 - 1971

   Pictorial

1813 - 1960

   Other

1883 - 1955

Clinical & Patients

1816 - 1990

Finding aids

Finding aids

Brief Guide(BG)

Location of finding aids

At Repository(AR)

Details

AR: Local ref: HRL, QAM. WIHM: BG: 1981 UMIST survey of the North West.

Notes

Patient records to 1954 bound by date of discharge or death. Individual case files maintained by order of admission, 1946-1988, acc 8455, have been sampled (every 100th file). Files are closed for 100 years.

 
 
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