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Details: Clifton Hospital, York

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Name

 

Present name

Clifton Hospital 

Previous name(s)

North and East Ridings Pauper Lunatic Asylum (1847 - 1865)
North Riding Lunatic Asylum (1865 - 1920)
North Riding Mental Hospital (1920 - 1948)  

Address

Shipton Road York YO3 6RD (Since 1847) 

Foundation Year

1847 

Closed

Yes 

Closure year

1994 

Administrative authorities

Regional Hospital Board (1948-74)

Leeds 

Hospital Management Committee (1948-74)

York (B) 

Regional Health Authority (1974-82)

Yorkshire 

Regional Health Authority (1982- )

Yorkshire 

District Health Authority (1974-82)

York 

County (before 1974)

North Riding of Yorkshire 

County (1974-1996)

North Yorkshire 

County (after 1996)

Not applicable 

Status

Pre 1948

Local Authority

Post 1948

NHS

Type

Pre 1948

Mental

Post 1948

Mental

Other information

Convalescent annexe at East Ayton Lodge, Scarborough, 1947-1978. Long stay annexe at Moorlands, Haxby, York, 1955-1989. Former medical superintendant's house in grounds converted to adolescent psychiatric unit (Southfields Adolescent Unit) 1967: this amalgamated with Fairfiled Child Psychiatric Unit in 1989 to become Lime Trees Unit, still in existence, surviving closure of Clifton Hospital 1994. A short history of the hospital to be included in forthcoming guide to hospital records at the Borthwick Institute (in progress 1999) by K Webb See also: MT Haslam, Clifton Hospital: An Era (1995, printed 1996 by the Golden Flower Press, Belper, Derby, and availabel from MT Gaslam, Chapel Garth, Crayke, York YO6 4TE)

Records can be found at:

notes

  York University: Borthwick Institute of Historical Research

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1844 - 1983

   General

1844 - 1979

   Finance

1862 - 1967

   Estates

1844 - 1965

   Nursing

1887 - 1977

   Admission & Discharge

1847 - 1961

   Staff

1887 - 1970

   Ephemera

1934 - 1975

   Pictorial

1889 - 1983

Clinical & Patients

1847 - 1965

Finding aids

Finding aids

Catalogue

Location of finding aids

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

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