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Details: North Devon Infirmary, Barnstaple

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Name

 

Present name

North Devon Infirmary 

Address

Litchdon Street Barnstaple EX32 9AA (Since 1824) 

Foundation Year

1824 

Closed

Yes 

Closure year

1978 

Administrative authorities

Regional Hospital Board (1948-74)

South Western 

Hospital Management Committee (1948-74)

North Devon 

Regional Health Authority (1974-82)

South Western 

Regional Health Authority (1982- )

Not Applicable 

District Health Authority (1974-82)

North Devon 

District Health Authority (1982- )

Not Applicable 

County (before 1974)

Devonshire 

County (1974-1996)

Devon 

County (after 1996)

Not applicable 

Status

Pre 1948

Voluntary

Post 1948

NHS

Type

Pre 1948

General

Post 1948

Acute

Other information

The Hospital Year Books indicate the Infirmary closed c.1980. The District Health Authority then moved its headquarters to that address and by 1985 a new hospital, the Riverside Day Hospital, specialising in the treatment of mental health had established itself at the same address.

Records can be found at:

notes

  North Devon Record Office

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1824 - 1973

   General

1824 - 1945

   Finance

1859 - 1947

   Admission & Discharge

1868 - 1946

   Staff

1925 - 1935

   Ephemera

1945 - 1945

Clinical & Patients

1926 - 1943

Finding aids

Finding aids

Catalogue

Location of finding aids

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

Details

Notes

Ref NDRO B292; addl B787-0 (NRA 2005); additional records 1900-1973 (A265 A 269)

 
 
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