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Details: Bowthorpe Hospital , Wisbech

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Name

 

Present name

Bowthorpe Hospital  

Previous name(s)

County Maternity Home
Bowthorpe Hall Maternity Home  

Address

Tavistock Road Wisbech PE13 2DZ 

Foundation Year

 

Closed

Yes 

Closure year

c1986 

Administrative authorities

Regional Hospital Board (1948-74)

East Anglian 

Hospital Management Committee (1948-74)

Peterborough Area 

Regional Health Authority (1974-82)

East Anglian 

Regional Health Authority (1982- )

East Anglian 

District Health Authority (1974-82)

King's Lynn 

District Health Authority (1982- )

West Norfolk and Wisbech 

County (before 1974)

Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely 

County (1974-1996)

Cambridgeshire 

County (after 1996)

Not applicable 

Status

Pre 1948

Local Authority

Post 1948

NHS

Type

Pre 1948

Maternity

Post 1948

Maternity, Mental

Other information

Hospital closed ?1986 following opening of new District General Hospital at King's Lynn. Townshend Unit is a unit for the elderly mentally infirm in the same buildings under the King's Lynn and Wisbech NHS Hospital Trust

Records can be found at:

notes

  Cambridgeshire County Record Office, Cambridge

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1939 - 1986

   General

1939 - 1986

Finding aids

Finding aids

Brief Guide(BG)

Location of finding aids

At Repository(AR)

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