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Details: British Home, London

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Name

 

Present name

British Home 

Previous name(s)

British Home for Incurables; British Home and Hospital for Incurables  

Address

Crown Lane Streatham London SW16 3JB (Since 1894) 

Previous location

Clapham, 1863-1894

Foundation Year

1861 

Closed

No 

Administrative authorities

County (before 1974)

London 

County (1974-1996)

Greater London 

County (after 1996)

Greater London 

Status

Pre 1948

Voluntary, Military

Post 1948

Private

Type

Pre 1948

Incurables

Post 1948

Hospice, Incurables; chronically sick and disabled

Other information

There is a published history of the British Home: Gordon Cook, The Incurables Movement: An illustrated History of the British Home (Oxford: Radcliffe, 2006)

Records can be found at:

notes

  Lambeth Archives Department

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1863 - 2007

   General

1863 - 2005

   Finance

1886 - 1984

   Estates

1999 - 1999

   Nursing

1921 - 1962

   Admission & Discharge

1861 - 1966

   Staff

1962 - 1984

   Ephemera

1882 - 2007

   Pictorial

1890 - 2000

   Private Papers

1960 - 1960

   Other

1891 - 1988

Clinical & Patients

1882 - 1958

Finding aids

Finding aids

Catalogue

Location of finding aids

At Repository(AR)

Details

IV/266 (Acc 2007/11)

Notes

Other: letters from Royal Patrons 1891-1988; Chaplain's books, 1923-1932; visitors' book of garden parties 1882-1937. There are records of pensioners and annuitants as well as inpatients, 1865-1950

 
 
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