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Records of Bridgewater Hospital
Records of Bridgewater Hospital
This material contains the following: minutes of committee meetings 1964-1973, visitors' report book 1948-1973, admission and discharge register 1948-1954, 1968-1975, death register 1961-1975, creed registers c1930-1957, alphabetical register 1948-1960, female mental admissions 1948-1960, Informal patients register 1959-1962, patients index 1959-1971, pamphlets advertising hospital open days, papers and newpapers relating to the laying of foundation stones at the Barton upon Iwell Union Workhouse 1892See URL field for searchable pdf of the catalogueRelated Material:Records of Barton upon Irwell Board of Guardians (GB55.PUE) held at Lancashire Record Office. For contact details of all repositories with a GB code see upon Irwell/Eccles/Lancashire/EnglandSalford Metropolitan District/Greater Manchester/EnglandTrafford Metropolitan Borough/Greater Manchester/England/Salford/Manchester/Lancashire/England
Records of Bridgewater Hospital
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Opened by Barton upon Irwell Board of Guardians as a workhouse infirmary in c1780. New workhouse buildings were opened in 1853, with extensions to both buildings in the 1890's. The Hospital was transferred to Lancashire County Council in 1930. The Hospital came under the administration of West Manchester Health Management Committee between 1948 and 1974. In 1974 it came within the area of Trafford Area Health Authority. It became chiefly a psychiatric and geriatric hospital. Its address was Green Lane, Patricroft, Eccles, Manchester. The Hospital was closed on 25 February 1992. Other names by which the Hospital was known are: Green Lane Institution, Green Lane Hospital. Source: L Coyne, D Doyle and J Pickstone, 'A Guide to the Records of Health Services in the Manchester Region (Kendal to Crewe): Part One. Hospital Services', (Occasional Publication No. 3, Department of History of Science and Technology, UMIST, 1981)
Transferred to Greater Manchester County Record Office in 2001
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Arrangement:This material is arranged into series, which consist of numbers of items related by format and/ or function. Within series, the items are generally arranged chronologically
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