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Details: Alexandra Hospital, Barnstaple

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Name

 

Present name

Alexandra Hospital 

Address

19 Alexandra Road Barnstaple EX32 8BD 

Foundation Year

1837 

Closed

Yes 

Closure year

1978 

Administrative authorities

Regional Hospital Board (1948-74)

South Western 

Hospital Management Committee (1948-74)

North Devon 

Regional Health Authority (1974-82)

South Western 

Regional Health Authority (1982- )

Not Applicable 

District Health Authority (1974-82)

North Devon 

District Health Authority (1982- )

Not Applicable 

County (before 1974)

Devonshire 

County (1974-1996)

Devonshire 

County (after 1996)

Not applicable 

Status

Pre 1948

Poor Law

Post 1948

NHS

Type

Pre 1948

OTHER: Chronic sick - mainly long stay.

Post 1948

Other: Long Stay

Other information

Originally workhouse, then Poor Law Infirmary. demolished mid 1980s to make way for residential accommodation

Records can be found at:

notes

  North Devon Record Office

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1837 - 1959

   General

1902 - 1948

   Finance

1837 - 1953

   Nursing

1928 - 1959

   Admission & Discharge

1938 - 1950

Clinical & Patients

1920 - 1956

Finding aids

Finding aids

Catalogue

Location of finding aids

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

Details

Notes

ref NDRO 3070

 
 
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