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Report of the County Lunatic Asylum at Prestwich

presented to the Court of Adjourned Annual Session holden at Preston, December 26th, 1872 : with the account of the receipts and payments of the treasurer of the said asylum

by Lancaster County Lunatic Asylum at Prestwich

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Published by Printed by M. Mather in Preston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lancaster County Lunatic Asylum at Prestwich,
  • Psychiatric Hospitals

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsShepherd Birley, J., Cleaton, John D., Campbell, W. G., Rooke Ley, H., Coates, Robert
    The Physical Object
    Pagination59 pages, 2 unnumbered folded leaves ;
    Number of Pages59
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26469259M

    Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and   An inquest was held at the Prestwich Lunatic Asylum on Friday, before Mr. Price, coroner, on the body of James Doran, a lunatic, whose death took place in the asylum on Tuesday. Mr Watson, assistant medical officer at the asylum, stated that the deceased was admitted an inmate, under an order of the county magistrates, about half-past six o.

    The Hospital Records database is no longer being updated. We continue to make this information available for inspection and reuse but can no longer guarantee its accuracy. The dataset was last updated in (many fields may be more out of date than this) and this should be borne in mind when using it - particularly the location of records may. A new project aims to record the year history of Whittingham Hospital. Now a sprawling housing development, Joe Atkin looks at the rise and fall of Britain's largest mental asylum.

    Safety in Numbers Life inside Prestwich Asylum in A Key Stage 3 resource created by Greater Manchester County Record Office, Bury Archives Service and Bury Church of . An inquest was held at the Prestwich Lunatic Asylum on Friday, before Mr. Price, coroner, on the body of James Doran, a lunatic, whose death took place in the asylum on Tuesday. Mr Watson, assistant medical officer at the asylum, stated that the deceased was admitted an inmate, under an order of the county magistrates, about half-past six o.


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Report of the County Lunatic Asylum at Prestwich by Lancaster County Lunatic Asylum at Prestwich Download PDF EPUB FB2

History. The site was selected at Prestwich Woods and acquired from Oswald Milne, a solicitor, in The hospital was designed by Isaac Holden, a Manchester architect.

It was built of red brick with stone quoin decoration and officially opened, with patients, as the Second Lancashire County Lunatic Asylum in January Two extra wards were completed in and an annex was built in Coordinates: 53°32′11″N 2°17′24″W /.

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History Early years. In the first three Lancashire lunatic asylums, at Prestwich, Rainhill and Lancaster, were deemed to be full. Extra accommodation was urgently needed and to this end the building of Whittingham Asylum "for pauper lunatics" began in The hospital was designed by Henry Littler of Manchester, Architect to the Lancashire Asylums Board and built of red brick made from Care system: NHS.

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