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Details: Barnsley Hall Hospital, Bromsgrove

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Name

 

Present name

Barnsley Hall Hospital 

Previous name(s)

Worcestershire Mental Hospital (by 1929 - 1947)
Barnsley Hall Mental Hospital (1948 reference)
Barnsley Hall Hospital for Nervous and Mental Diseases (1949 - 1966)  

Address

Stourbridge Road Bromsgrove B61 0EU 

Foundation Year

1903 

Closed

Yes 

Closure year

1996 

Administrative authorities

Regional Hospital Board (1948-74)

Birmingham 

Hospital Management Committee (1948-74)

Mid Worcestershire 

Regional Health Authority (1974-82)

West Midlands 

Regional Health Authority (1982- )

West Midlands 

District Health Authority (1974-82)

Bromsgrove/Redditch 

District Health Authority (1982- )

Bromsgrove and Redditch () North Worcestershire () 

County (before 1974)

Worcestershire 

County (1974-1996)

Worcestershire 

County (after 1996)

Not applicable 

Status

Pre 1948

Private, Local Authority

Post 1948

NHS

Type

Pre 1948

Mental

Post 1948

Mental

Other information

In 1929 the hospital had a nominal capacity of 638, and employed 50 male and 54 female attendants to oversee a daily average of 703 patients. The average weekly cost per patients was 21s, recovered from the 22s 7d charged per week, paid quarterly in advance. Private patients were charged 35s per week, also paid quartery in advance. Byu the time the hospital closed in 1996 the number of beds had shrunk to 45.

Records can be found at:

notes

  Herefordshire Record Office

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1896 - 1995

   General

1898 - 1981

   Admission & Discharge

1903 - 1981

   Staff

-

   Ephemera

1902 - 1995

   Pictorial

1896 - 1957

Clinical & Patients

1903 - 1982

Finding aids

Finding aids

Brief Guide(BG)

Location of finding aids

At Repository(AR), Local Record Office (LRO)

Details

County RO and St Helen's RO

Notes

Staff records C20th

notes

  Worcestershire Record Office

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1898 - 1986

   General

1899 - 1986

   Finance

1904 - 1986

   Estates

-

   Admission & Discharge

1904 - 1986

   Ephemera

1903 - 1935

   Pictorial

-

Clinical & Patients

1890 - 1995

Finding aids

Finding aids

Brief Guide(BG), Catalogue

Location of finding aids

At Repository(AR)

Details

 
 
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