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Details: Cardigan Sanatorium, Wakefield

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Present name

Cardigan Sanatorium 


Carr Gate Wakefield  

Previous location

Foundation Year




Closure year


Administrative authorities

Regional Hospital Board (1948-74)

Not Applicable 

Hospital Management Committee (1948-74)

Not Applicable 

Regional Health Authority (1974-82)

Not Applicable 

Regional Health Authority (1982- )

Not Applicable 

District Health Authority (1974-82)

Not Applicable 

District Health Authority (1982- )

Not Applicable 

County (before 1974)

West Riding of Yorkshire 

County (1974-1996)

Not Applicable 

County (after 1996)

Not applicable 


Pre 1948

Local Authority

Post 1948


Pre 1948

Isolation, Tuberculosis

Post 1948

Other information

Only West Riding residents were admitted, under the County Tuberculosis scheme. Early and intermediate cases were admitted, but surgical cases were transferred to other hospitals.

Records can be found at:


  West Yorkshire Archive Service, Wakefield Headquarters

Record type

Date range


1903 - 1948


1903 - 1948


1904 - 1948


1910 - 1910

Finding aids

Finding aids


Location of finding aids

At Repository(AR), Local Record Office (LRO), National Register of Archives (NRA)


NRA: CAT: 23797. C251

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