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Details: Rufford Hospital, Ormskirk

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Name

 

Present name

Rufford Hospital 

Previous name(s)

Rufford Sanatorium and Training Centre (1926-?); Rufford Pulmonary Hospital (1926 - 1952)  

Address

Ormskirk L40 1TG 

Previous location


Foundation Year

1926 

Closed

Yes 

Closure year

c1988 

Administrative authorities

Regional Hospital Board (1948-74)

Liverpool 

Hospital Management Committee (1948-74)

Ormskirk and District 

Regional Health Authority (1974-82)

North Western 

Regional Health Authority (1982- )

North Western 

District Health Authority (1974-82)

Ormskirk 

District Health Authority (1982- )

West Lancashire 

County (before 1974)

Lancashire 

County (1974-1996)

Lancashire 

County (after 1996)

Not applicable 

Status

Pre 1948

Local Authority

Post 1948

NHS

Type

Pre 1948

Tuberculosis

Post 1948

OTHER: 1948 - c.1957 Tuberculosis, c.1957 - c.1988 Pre-convalescent.

Other information

Rufford was always run directly from Ormskirk District General Hospital as another ward, mostly pre-convalescent surgery cases (information from Richard Green, former administrator at ODGH, Feb 2000). Rufford Hall and its estate were purchased in Lancashire County Council in 1920 and in 1926 Rufford Sanatorium was opened

Records can be found at:

notes

  Lancashire Record Office

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1920 - 1948

   Finance

1920 - 1948

   Estates

1920 - 1948

   Staff

1920 - 1948

Finding aids

Finding aids

Catalogue

Location of finding aids

At Repository(AR)

Details

Notes

1 volume of accounts, copies of deeds, leases, agreements etc re lands and buildings, memoranda on staff pay etc . Ref HRRF. Records are embedded amongst those of Brandreth, formerly Ormskirk District General Hospital

 
 
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