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Details: Digby Hospital, Exeter

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Name

 

Present name

Digby Hospital 

Previous name(s)

Exeter City Asylum (1886 - ?)
Exeter City Mental Hospital (by 1929 - 1948)
Digby Hospital (1949 - 1961)
Exe Vale Hospital, Digby Branch (1962 - 1982-86)  

Address

Woodwater Lane Exeter EX2 7EY 

Foundation Year

1886 

Closed

No 

Administrative authorities

Regional Hospital Board (1948-74)

South Western 

Hospital Management Committee (1948-74)

Devon Mental 

Regional Health Authority (1974-82)

South Western 

Regional Health Authority (1982- )

South Western 

District Health Authority (1974-82)

Exeter 

District Health Authority (1982- )

Exeter 

County (before 1974)

Devonshire 

County (1974-1996)

Devonshire 

County (after 1996)

Not applicable 

Status

Pre 1948

Local Authority

Post 1948

NHS

Type

Pre 1948

Mental

Post 1948

Mental

 

Records can be found at:

notes

  Devon Record Office

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1886 - 1994

   General

1896 - 1994

   Finance

1887 - 1977

   Admission & Discharge

1886 - 1984

   Pictorial

-

Clinical & Patients

1886 - 1976

Finding aids

Finding aids

Brief Guide(BG), Catalogue

Location of finding aids

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

Details

DRO: CAT: 4034 and adds; 3992 and adds.

Catalogues in A2A

www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/a2a/records.aspx?cat=027-4034a&cid=0External website - link opens in a new window

Notes

New accession Accc 6857 of reports, photographs and papers (NRA Accessions to Repositories 2006)

 
 
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