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Details: Wonford House Hospital, Exeter

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Name

 

Present name

Wonford House Hospital 

Previous name(s)

Bowhill House, St Thomas' Hospital (1801 - 1869)  

Address

Dryden Road Exeter EX2 5AF 

Previous location

St Thomas, Exeter (1801 - 1869)

Foundation Year

1801 

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 

Current Trust

Exeter and District Community Health Service NHS Trust 

Trust From

1992 

County (before 1974)

Devonshire 

County (1974-1996)

Devonshire 

County (after 1996)

Devon 

Status

Pre 1948

Private

Post 1948

NHS

Type

Pre 1948

Mental

Post 1948

Mental

 

Records can be found at:

notes

  Devon Record Office

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1795 - 1960

   General

1801 - 1950

   Finance

1795 - 1950

   Estates

1814 - 1948

   Admission & Discharge

1804 - 1960

Clinical & Patients

1809 - 1960

Finding aids

Finding aids

Brief Guide(BG), Catalogue

Location of finding aids

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

Details

DRO: CAT: 3992 and adds;5710

Catalogues in A2A

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Wonford House Hospital

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1036 - 1991

   General

1893 - 1991

   Finance

1922 - 1978

   Estates

1036 - 1958

   Admission & Discharge

1931 - 1966

   Staff

1947 - 1976

   Ephemera

1960 - 1970

   Pictorial

-

   Other

1812 - 1975

Clinical & Patients

1896 - 1996

Finding aids

Finding aids

Location of finding aids

Details

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