Archive centreKendal
ReferenceWTHOS 4
TitleMilnthorpe Institution for the Feeble Minded/Milnthorpe Mental Hospital
DescriptionThe records comprise registers of patients with a variety of formats which often duplicate the same information. The records comprise: Registers of admissions (4), 1919-1960; deaths 1914-1959; removals, discharges and deaths 1920-1950; registers of patient residence (3), 1938-1960, creed register, 1919-1960, patient case book, 1943-1952
Date1914-1960
Extent4 series
Access conditionsSome records after 1918 with personal details have restricted access for 100 years due to personal information within. Please ask staff for details if you would like access.
ContextFormerly Milnthorpe Workhouse, then Milnthorpe Institution for the Feeble Minded (Milnthorpe Mental Home) from 1918. Both males and female patients were admitted until 1938. In 1939 all remaining female patients were discharged to Dovenby Hall Colony, and Milnthorpe housed only male patients.
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