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Details: Darenth Park Hospital, Dartford

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Name

 

Present name

Darenth Park Hospital 

Previous name(s)

Darenth Asylum and Schools (1878 - 1913)
Darenth Industrial Colony (1913 - 1920)
Darenth Training Colony (1920 - 1937)  

Address

Dartford DA2 6LZ 

Previous location


Foundation Year

1878 

Closed

Yes 

Closure year

1988 

Administrative authorities

Regional Hospital Board (1948-74)

South East Metropolitan 

Hospital Management Committee (1948-74)

Dartford and Darenth 

Regional Health Authority (1974-82)

South East Thames 

Regional Health Authority (1982- )

South East Thames 

District Health Authority (1974-82)

Dartford and Gravesham 

District Health Authority (1982- )

Dartford and Gravesham 

County (before 1974)

Kent 

County (1974-1996)

Kent 

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

  South East Thames Regional Health Authority

Record type

Date range

Administrative

-

   Pictorial

-

Finding aids

Finding aids

Brief Guide(BG)

Location of finding aids

At Repository(AR)

Details

notes

  London Metropolitan Archives

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1867 - 1986

   General

1867 - 1948

   Finance

1881 - 1930

   Estates

1917 - 1986

   Admission & Discharge

1891 - 1986

   Staff

1883 - 1930

   Ephemera

1908 - 1929

   Private Papers

-

Finding aids

Finding aids

Brief Guide(BG), Catalogue, Computerised

Location of finding aids

At Repository(AR)

Details

AR: CAT: B01 094 AR: See also St Olave's/Bermondsey Board of Guardians B.B.G., St Pancras Board of Guardians St P.B.G., Metropolitan Asylums Board, London County Council Asylums Committee 1889 - 1914, Asylums and Mental Deficiency Committee 1914 - 1922, Mental Hospitals Committee 1922 - 1948. Brief Guide: Hospital and Charity Annual Reports.

Notes

Annual Reports 1875 - 1885 SC/PPS/121/02; additional records including oral history tape (H61/DA) NRA Accessions to Repositories 2007

 
 
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