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Report of the County Lunatic Asylum at Prestwich presented to the Court of Adjourned Annual Session, holden at Preston, 28th December, 1882, with the accounts 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 T. Snape and Co. in Preston .
Written in English


  • Lancaster County Lunatic Asylum at Prestwich,
  • Psychiatric Hospitals

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Edition Notes

ContributionsShepherd Birley, J., Bagot, C. S., Cleaton, John D., Rooke Ley, H., Coates, Robert, Redman, Richard T.
The Physical Object
Pagination52 pages, 2 unnumbered folded leaves ;
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26469693M

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The Asylum List. Our County Asylums List. In there were over one hundred thousand patients within over one hundred mental institutions around the United Kingdom, the majority of these institutions were built since the passing of the County Asylum / Lunacy Act in With the passing of the care in the community act in the ’s, many of these institutions have since closed; only a few. 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. Asylum History: Buckingham County Pauper Lunatic Asylum – ’s. John Crammer ISBN: Closing the Asylum (The mental patient in modern society) Looking at the treatment of the mentally ill, this book discusses NHS spending cuts and the recent drive towards closing mental hospitals and treating patients by means of “community.   LRO M RAI/40/2/3, Report of the Medical Superintendent Prestwich Asylum , 54, Report of the Committee of Visitors Prestwich Asylum, , LRO M RAI/8/9, Rainhill Asylum Female Casebook, July –September ,; QAM 4/2: Register of Class 1 lunatics, covering admissions 4 February –15 February , Cited by: 3.

Prestwich Lunatic Asylum, Lancs. Joseph Holland was born in New Brentford, Middlesex, 15 th November 1 His father John was a civil engineer 2, as was one of his brothers, William Henry.   Exhibition tells the history of town’s asylum Visitors are flocking to an exhibition telling the history of one of Prestwich’s most controversial landmarks. Criminal lunatic asylum registers () Search criminal lunatic asylum registers by name at (£). These include Bethlem Hospital registers and registers from county and metropolitan lunatic asylums Correspondence with Poor Law Unions and other local authorities ().   The records of more than , patients committed to mental institutions during the 19th century and early 20th century have been collected Author: Euan Stretch.

The opening of Colney Hatch. In , the year of the Great Exhibition, Prince Albert () opened the second Middlesex County Pauper Lunatic Asylum in Colney Hatch, north of London.. With its Italian style, six miles of corridors and capacity for 1, people, it was a model of modern asylum design. The first annual report of the state of the lunatic asylum for the County of Nottingham, and the sixty-fifth of the original institution, formerly the General Lunatic Asylum, The first report of the Committee of Visitors of the County Lunatic Asylum, at Hanwell:April quarter session,   Abstract. This article examines clothing in public lunatic asylums in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century England. It considers the intentions of the authorities but also explores patient experience and agency, which have been notoriously difficult to by: Full text of "Report on lunatic asylums [electronic resource]" See other formats.