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Details: Brockhall Hospital, Blackburn

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Name

 

Present name

Brockhall Hospital 

Previous name(s)

Brockhall Institution (by 1929 - 1951)  

Address

Old Langho Blackburn BB6 8AZ 

Foundation Year

1904 

Closed

Yes 

Closure year

1993 

Administrative authorities

Regional Hospital Board (1948-74)

Manchester 

Hospital Management Committee (1948-74)

Brockhall and Calderstones 

Regional Health Authority (1974-82)

North Western 

Regional Health Authority (1982- )

North Western 

District Health Authority (1974-82)

Blackburn 

District Health Authority (1982- )

Blackburn, Hyndeburn and Ribble Valley 

County (before 1974)

Lancashire 

County (1974-1996)

Lancashire 

County (after 1996)

Not applicable 

Status

Pre 1948

Local Authority

Post 1948

NHS

Type

Pre 1948

Mental, Women, W & OTHER: 1904 - 1920 Inebriate reformatory for women. MNT: Solely for mental defectives from 1920.

Post 1948

Mental

Other information

Opened in 1904 by the Lancashire Inebirates Acts' Board, as an inebriate reformatory for women; from 1920 used solely for mental defectives, annexed to Calderstones Hospital (Burnley district) and transferred to Lancashire Asylums Board in 1924. From 1933 Brockhall Hospital had a separate management committee and Medical Superintendent. Brockhall came under Brockhall and Calderstones hospital management committee from 1948 - 1940 and Brockhall hospital management committee from 1950 - 1974. The hospital was absorbed by Calderstones NHS Trust in 1993.

Records can be found at:

Brockhall Hospital

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1933 - 1960

   Admission & Discharge

1933 - 1960

Clinical & Patients

1933 - 1933

Finding aids

Finding aids

Brief Guide(BG)

Location of finding aids

Details

WIHM: BG: 1981 UMIST survey of the North West.

Notes

Hospital now closed/ Records may be at Lancashire Record Office

notes

  Lancashire Record Office

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1891 - 1989

   General

1891 - 1989

   Finance

1915 - 1975

   Admission & Discharge

1915 - 1974

   Staff

1917 - 1962

   Ephemera

1906 - 1958

   Pictorial

1900 - 1978

   Other

1900 - 1962

Clinical & Patients

1933 - 1989

Finding aids

Finding aids

Brief Guide(BG)

Location of finding aids

At Repository(AR)

Details

AR: Local ref: HRBC acc 10228. WIHM: BG: 1981 UMIST survey of the North West.

Notes

Additional medical and administrative records, 1890s-1980s; records c.1890-1989 NRA Accessions to Repositories 2007

Calderstones NHS Trust

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1920 - 1933

   General

1920 - 1933

Finding aids

Finding aids

Brief Guide(BG)

Location of finding aids

Details

WIHM: BG: 1981 UMIST survey of the North West.

notes

  Blackburn Central Library

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1904 - 1904

   Ephemera

1904 - 1904

Finding aids

Finding aids

Brief Guide(BG)

Location of finding aids

Details

WIHM: BG: 1981 UMIST survey of the North West.

 
 
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