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Details: Birch Hill Hospital, Rochdale

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Name

 

Present name

Birch Hill Hospital 

Previous name(s)

Dearnley Workhouse  

Address

Rochdale OL12 9QB 

Foundation Year

1877 

Closed

No 

Administrative authorities

Regional Hospital Board (1948-74)

Manchester 

Hospital Management Committee (1948-74)

Rochdale and District 

Regional Health Authority (1974-82)

North Western 

Regional Health Authority (1982- )

North Western 

District Health Authority (1974-82)

Rochdale 

District Health Authority (1982- )

Rochdale 

Current Trust

Rochdale Healthcare NHS Trust 

Trust From

1992 

County (before 1974)

Lancashire 

County (1974-1996)

Greater Manchester 

County (after 1996)

Lancashire 

Status

Pre 1948

Poor Law, Local Authority

Post 1948

NHS, Trust

Type

Pre 1948

General

Post 1948

Acute

 

Records can be found at:

notes

  Lancashire Record Office

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1845 - 1900

   General

1845 - 1900

Finding aids

Finding aids

Brief Guide(BG)

Location of finding aids

Details

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

Mental Health Services of Salford NHS Trust (formerly Prestwich Hospital)

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1893 - 1917

   Admission & Discharge

1893 - 1917

Finding aids

Finding aids

Brief Guide(BG)

Location of finding aids

Details

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

Birch Hill Hospital

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1880 - 1968

   General

1880 - 1968

Clinical & Patients

1940 - 1954

Finding aids

Finding aids

Brief Guide(BG)

Location of finding aids

Details

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

Rochdale Area Health Authority, Community Headquarters

Record type

Date range

Administrative

-

   Pictorial

-

Finding aids

Finding aids

Brief Guide(BG)

Location of finding aids

Details

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

notes

  Rochdale Libraries Local Studies Department

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1831 - 1977

   General

1837 - 1930

   Finance

1831 - 1935

   Ephemera

1877 - 1977

   Other

1933 - 1941

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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