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Details: St Olave's Hospital, London

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Present name

St Olave's Hospital 

Previous name(s)

Rotherhithe Workhouse
Bermondsey and Rotherhithe Infirmary
Bermondsey and Rotherhithe Hospital  


Lower Road London SE16 

Foundation Year




Closure year


Administrative authorities

Regional Hospital Board (1948-74)

South East Metropolitan 

Hospital Management Committee (1948-74)

Bermondsey and Southwark Group 

Regional Health Authority (1974-82)

South East Thames 

Regional Health Authority (1982- )

South East Thames 

District Health Authority (1974-82)

Guy's (Teaching) 

District Health Authority (1982- )

Lewisham and North Southwark 

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

4. Guy's Hospital (H9/GY) (photographs, pamphlets, press-cuttings).

Records can be found at:


  London Metropolitan Archives

Record type

Date range


1848 - 1959


1875 - 1948


1914 - 1930


1893 - 1893

   Admission & Discharge

1848 - 1959


1876 - 1930


1948 - 1959


1910 - 1959

Finding aids

Finding aids

Brief Guide(BG), Catalogue

Location of finding aids

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


AR: CAT: HO3/OLA. AR: See also St Olave's/Bermondsey Board of Guardians B.B.G., London County Council Central Public Health Committee 1929 - 1934, Hospitals and Medical Services Committee 1934 - 1948, London County Council Public Health, General and Special Hospitals Committee PH/HOSP/3, Guy's Hospital H9/GY.

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