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Details: Severalls Hospital, Colchester

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Name

 

Present name

Severalls Hospital 

Previous name(s)

New Asylum/Second Essex County Asylum; Essex and Colchester Mental Hospital; Severalls Mental Hospital  

Address

Boxsted Road Colchester CO4 5HG 

Previous location

Mile End

Foundation Year

1913 

Closed

Yes 

Closure year

1997 

Administrative authorities

Regional Hospital Board (1948-74)

North East Metropolitan 

Hospital Management Committee (1948-74)

St Helena 

Regional Health Authority (1974-82)

North East Thames 

Regional Health Authority (1982- )

North East Thames 

District Health Authority (1974-82)

Colchester 

District Health Authority (1982- )

North East Essex 

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

 

Records can be found at:

notes

  Essex Record Office

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1913 - 1999

   Other

-

Finding aids

Finding aids

Location of finding aids

Details

A/H 13

Notes

Other: oral history recording re mental health work

notes

  Wellcome Library

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1905 - 1998

   Other

1905 - 1998

Finding aids

Finding aids

Catalogue, Computerised

Location of finding aids

At Repository(AR)

Details

GC/244

Notes

Oral history interviews with individuals associated with the hospital, and some associated memorabilia

 
 
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