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Details: Bristol Maternity Hospital, Bristol

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Name

 

Present name

Bristol Maternity Hospital 

Previous name(s)

Temporary Home for Young Girls Who Have Gone Astray (1865 - 1903)
Temporary Home and Lying-In Hospital (1903 reference)
Bristol Maternity Hospital and Temporary Home (by 1929 - ?)
Bristol Lying-In Hospital (by 1948 - ?)
(Queen Victoria House) (1950 - 1975)  

Address

St Michael's Hill Bristol BS2 8EG 

Previous location

9, Alfred Place (1865 - 1871)
50, Southwell Street (1871 - c.1940)
78, St Michael's Hill (1940s)
Transferred to premises of Queen Victoria Jubilee Convalescent Home, Blackboy Hill, Dudham Down (1950 - 1975)

Foundation Year

1865 

Closed

Yes 

Administrative authorities

Regional Hospital Board (1948-74)

Provinces (Teaching) 

Hospital Management Committee (1948-74)

United Bristol 

Regional Health Authority (1974-82)

South Western 

Regional Health Authority (1982- )

South Western 

District Health Authority (1974-82)

Bristol (Teaching) 

District Health Authority (1982- )

Bristol and Weston 

County (before 1974)

Bristol 

County (1974-1996)

Avon 

County (after 1996)

Bristol 

Status

Pre 1948

Voluntary, Local Authority

Post 1948

NHS

Type

Pre 1948

Maternity

Post 1948

Maternity

Other information

Administration taken over by the Royal Hospital, 1946. According to a pamphlet published in 1961 by the United Bristol Hospitals Board of Governors, the names and places read as follows: 1865 - 1894 The Temporary Home 1894 - 1914 The Temporary Home and Lying - In Hospital 1914 - 1939 The Bristol Maternity Hospital and Temporary Home 1939 - The Bristol Maternity Hospital

Records can be found at:

notes

  Bristol Record Office

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1864 - 1948

   General

1864 - 1948

   Finance

1912 - 1942

   Admission & Discharge

1875 - 1939

   Ephemera

1926 - 1926

Clinical & Patients

1928 - 1947

Finding aids

Finding aids

Catalogue

Location of finding aids

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

Details

Notes

Records include a register of adoptions 1918-1924.

 
 
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