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Details: Simpson Memorial Maternity Pavilion, Edinburgh

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Name

 

Present name

Simpson Memorial Maternity Pavilion 

Previous name(s)

Edinburgh Lying-In Hospital (1793 - 1842 Then Closed Four Years)
Edinburgh Royal Maternity Hospital (1846 - 1879)
Edinburgh Royal Maternity and Simpson Memorial Hospital (1879 - 1939)  

Address

Lauriston Place Edinburgh EH3 0EF 

Previous location

Park House (1793 - ?)
79 Lauriston Place (1879 - 1939)

Foundation Year

1793 

Closed

No 

Administrative authorities

Regional Hospital Board (1948-74)

South Eastern 

Hospital Management Committee (1948-74)

Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and Associated 

Regional Health Authority (1974-82)

Scotland 

Regional Health Authority (1982- )

Scotland 

District Health Authority (1974-82)

South Lothian 

District Health Authority (1982- )

Lothian 

Current Trust

Lothian University Hospitals NHS Trust 

Previous Trust

Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh 

Trust From

1999 

County (before 1974)

Midlothian 

County (1974-1996)

Lothian 

County (after 1996)

Lothian 

Status

Pre 1948

Voluntary

Post 1948

NHS

Type

Pre 1948

Maternity

Post 1948

Maternity

 

Records can be found at:

notes

  Lothian Health Services Archive

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1847 - 1994

   General

1856 - 1974

   Finance

1876 - 1939

   Estates

1900 - 1938

   Nursing

1892 - 1942

   Admission & Discharge

1847 - 1988

   Staff

1921 - 1938

   Ephemera

1903 - 1959

   Pictorial

1898 - 1989

Clinical & Patients

1844 - 1986

Finding aids

Finding aids

Catalogue

Location of finding aids

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

Details

Notes

LHB3/3A

 
 
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