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Details: St Matthew's Hospital, Walsall

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Name

 

Present name

St Matthew's Hospital 

Previous name(s)

Stafford County Asylum (1864 - ?)
Burntwood Mental Hospital (by 1929 - c.1948)
St Matthews Mental Hospital (1948 - c.1955)  

Address

Burntwood Walsall WS7 9ES 

Foundation Year

1864 

Closed

Yes 

Closure year

1995 

Administrative authorities

Regional Hospital Board (1948-74)

Birmingham 

Hospital Management Committee (1948-74)

Burton-on-Trent 

Regional Health Authority (1974-82)

West Midlands 

Regional Health Authority (1982- )

West Midlands 

District Health Authority (1974-82)

South East Staffordshire 

District Health Authority (1982- )

South East Staffordshire 

Previous Trust

Premier Health 

County (before 1974)

Staffordshire 

County (1974-1996)

Staffordshire 

County (after 1996)

Not applicable 

Status

Pre 1948

Local Authority

Post 1948

NHS

Type

Pre 1948

Mental

Post 1948

Mental

Other information

Still known both as Burntwood Mental Hospital and as Stafford County Asylum in 1940.

Records can be found at:

notes

  Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Staffordshire Record Office

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1862 - 1993

   General

1864 - 1963

   Admission & Discharge

1864 - 1993

   Staff

1866 - 1959

   Pictorial

1920 - 1980

   Other

1862 - 1973

Clinical & Patients

1864 - 1948

Finding aids

Finding aids

Catalogue

Location of finding aids

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

Details

Notes

Substantial amount of material concerning in Quarter Sessions records

 
 
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