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Details: Archway Hospital, London

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Present name

Archway Hospital 

Previous name(s)

Holborn Union Infirmary (1879 - 1921)
Holborn and Finsbury Hospital (1921 - 1930)  


Archway Road London N19 

Foundation Year




Administrative authorities

Regional Hospital Board (1948-74)

North West Metropolitan 

Hospital Management Committee (1948-74)

Archway Group 

Regional Health Authority (1982- )

Not Applicable 

District Health Authority (1982- )

Not Applicable 

County (before 1974)


County (1974-1996)

Greater London 

County (after 1996)

Not applicable 


Pre 1948

Poor Law, Local Authority

Post 1948



Pre 1948


Post 1948

Other information

Absorbed by Whittington Hospital as Archway Wing, 1952 - 1969: part of Archway Hospital Group, 1946 - 1948; see also Highgate and Whittington Hospitals.

Records can be found at:


  London Metropolitan Archives

Record type

Date range


1879 - 1948


1879 - 1948

Finding aids

Finding aids


Location of finding aids

At Repository(AR)


AR: CAT: AR: See also Holburn Board of Guardians Ho.B.G., London County Council Central Public Health Comittee 1929 - 1934, Hospitals and Medical Services Committee 1934 - 1948, London County Council Public Health, General and Special Hospitals Committee 1930 - 1948, PH/HOSP/3.

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