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Details: Bronglais General Hospital, Aberystwyth

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Name

 

Present name

Bronglais General Hospital 

Previous name(s)

Aberystwyth Dispensary (1821 - 1838)
Aberystwyth Infirmary and Cardiganshire General Hospital (1838 - 1936)
Aberystwyth and Cardiganshire General Hospital (1936 - 1966)  

Address

Caradog Road Aberystwyth  

Previous location

Great Darkgate Street (1821 - 1838)
Upper Portland Street (1838 - 1858/67)
Crynfryn, Little Darkgate Street (1858/67 - 1888)
North Road (1888 - 1966) - this site retained as the Geriatric Unit (closed and demolished 1998)
Present site was the site of the Bronglais workhouse (Public Assistance Institution) which was demolished in 1966.

Foundation Year

1821 

Closed

No 

Administrative authorities

Regional Hospital Board (1948-74)

Welsh 

Hospital Management Committee (1948-74)

Mid-Wales 

Regional Health Authority (1974-82)

Wales 

Regional Health Authority (1982- )

Wales 

District Health Authority (1974-82)

Ceredigion 

District Health Authority (1982- )

East Dyfed 

Current Trust

Ceredigion and Mid Wales NHS Trust 

Trust From

1996 

County (before 1974)

Cardiganshire 

County (1974-1996)

Dyfed 

County (after 1996)

Dyfed 

Status

Pre 1948

Voluntary

Post 1948

NHS

Type

Pre 1948

General

Post 1948

Acute, Geriatric, Maternity, Mental

Other information

Endowed under bequest of Joseph and Jane Downie 1880. The hospital took over the Bronglais Public Assistance Institution in 1948 and also the County Maternity Home.

Records can be found at:

notes

  Archifau Ceredigion / Ceredigion Archives

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1821 - 1948

   General

1821 - 1948

   Pictorial

1936 - 1939

   Private Papers

-

Finding aids

Finding aids

Catalogue

Location of finding aids

At Repository(AR), Other

Details

[OTHER: Offices of Dyfed Archives Service at Carmarthen Record Office and Pembrokeshire Record Office: may not be, following 1996 local govt reorganisation]

 
 
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