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Details: Warley Hospital, Brentwood

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Name

 

Present name

Warley Hospital 

Previous name(s)

Essex County Lunatic Asylum (1853 - c1920)
Brentwood Mental Hospital (c1920 - 1953)  

Address

Warley Hill Brentwood CM14 5HQ 

Foundation Year

1853 

Closed

Yes 

Closure year

1999 

Administrative authorities

Regional Hospital Board (1948-74)

North East Metropolitan 

Hospital Management Committee (1948-74)

Warley Group 

Regional Health Authority (1974-82)

North East Thames 

Regional Health Authority (1982- )

North East Thames 

District Health Authority (1974-82)

Barking and Havering 

Current Trust

Barking, Havering and Brentwood Community Health Care 

Trust From

1994 

County (before 1974)

Essex 

County (1974-1996)

Essex 

County (after 1996)

Essex 

Status

Pre 1948

Local Authority

Post 1948

NHS

Type

Pre 1948

Mental

Post 1948

Mental

Other information

See G.S Nightingale, 'Warley Hospital, Brentwood. The first hundred years 1853 - 1953' (typeset, 1953), of which a photocopy is avaiable at the Essex Record Office, Chelmsford. From 1974 the hospital lay geographically within the Chelmsford District of the Essex Area Health Authority, but in common with other hospitals in Brentwood was administered by the Barking and Havering Area Health Authority.

Records can be found at:

notes

  Essex Record Office

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1853 - 1990

   General

-

   Nursing

-

   Admission & Discharge

-

   Ephemera

-

Clinical & Patients

-

Finding aids

Finding aids

Location of finding aids

Details

Notes

Addl records received A/H10 addl (NRA 2005); additional casebook NRA Accessions to Repositories 2006

notes

  Wellcome Library

Record type

Date range

Clinical & Patients

1891 - 1894

Finding aids

Finding aids

Catalogue

Location of finding aids

At Repository(AR)

Details

Notes

Albert Wilson, notes on feebleminded or delinquent girls at the Essex County Asylum, MS 5025

 
 
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