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Details: Knockbracken Mental Health Services, Belfast

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Name

 

Present name

Knockbracken Mental Health Services 

Previous name(s)

Purdysburn Hospital; Purdysburn (Villa Colony); Belfast Mental Hospital; District Mental Hospital, Belfast; Villa Colony  

Address

Saintfield Rd Purdysburn Belfast BT8 8BH 

Previous location








Foundation Year

1829 

Closed

No 

Administrative authorities

Regional Hospital Board (1948-74)

Northern Ireland 

Hospital Management Committee (1948-74)

Purdysburn 

Regional Health Authority (1974-82)

Northern Ireland 

Regional Health Authority (1982- )

Northern Ireland 

District Health Authority (1974-82)

Eastern Health and Social Services Board 

District Health Authority (1982- )

Eastern Health and Social Services Board 

Current Trust

Belfast Health and Social Care Trust 

Previous Trust

South and East Belfast HSS Trust 

County (before 1974)

Antrim 

County (1974-1996)

Antrim 

Status

Pre 1948

Local Authority

Post 1948

NHS

Type

Pre 1948

Mental

Post 1948

Mental

 

Records can be found at:

notes

  Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1829 - 1958

   General

1929 - 1949

   Finance

1919 - 1949

   Admission & Discharge

1841 - 1932

   Staff

1926 - 1949

   Ephemera

1910 - 1958

Finding aids

Finding aids

Catalogue, Computerised

Location of finding aids

At Repository(AR)

Details

HOS/28/1

 
 
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