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Details: Billinge Hospital, Wigan

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Name

 

Present name

Billinge Hospital 

Previous name(s)

Wigan Union Infirmary (? - c.1930)  

Address

Upholland Road Billinge Wigan WN6 7ET 

Foundation Year

1906 

Closed

No 

Administrative authorities

Regional Hospital Board (1948-74)

Manchester 

Hospital Management Committee (1948-74)

Wigan and Leigh 

Regional Health Authority (1974-82)

North Western 

Regional Health Authority (1982- )

North Western 

District Health Authority (1974-82)

Wigan 

District Health Authority (1982- )

Wigan 

Current Trust

Wigan and Leigh Health Services NHS Trust 

Trust From

1993 

County (before 1974)

Lancashire 

County (1974-1996)

Greater Manchester 

County (after 1996)

Lancashire 

Status

Pre 1948

Poor Law, Local Authority

Post 1948

NHS

Type

Pre 1948

General, Maternity

Post 1948

Acute, Geriatric, Maternity, Mental

 

Records can be found at:

notes

  Wigan Archives Service

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1837 - 1953

   General

1837 - 1929

   Admission & Discharge

1910 - 1953

Clinical & Patients

1910 - 1953

Finding aids

Finding aids

Brief Guide(BG), Catalogue

Location of finding aids

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

Details

AR: Local ref: HR Wi/4. WIHM: BG: 1981 UMIST survey of the North West.

Catalogues in A2A

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