Provenance
BRI - Bridewell and Bethlem Hospitals


Date Range1574 - 1948
Related Provenance
ControlledBridewell Hospital (1556 - )
Bethlem Royal Hospital (1247 - ) [1574 - 1948]
Details

By 1574 (and possibly earlier) Bridewell and Bethlem Hospitals were jointly administered by a Court of Governors. This arrangement between the two institutions (and, in the case of Bridewell, its sucessor King Edward's School) until the advent of the National Health Service in 1948. The chief administrative officers of the Hospitals were based at New Bridge Street throughout.

SeriesALB  Letter book containing outgoing copy correspondence of Edward Richards Adams, Bridewell Hospital's accountant 1841 - 1848
BLB  Letter books containing clerk's outgoing copy correspondence concerning Bridewell Hospital 1816 - 1857
BPC  Press cuttings in custody of Bursar and Clerk to the Governors 1899 - 1935
BRB  Rental books 1705 - 1844
BSC  Rough minutes of Select Committee and other committees 1822 - 1828
CLB  Letter books and files containing clerk's correspondence concerning Bethlem Royal and Bridewell Hospitals c. 1799 - 1929
CSC  Minutes of the Criminal Lunatic Sub-Committee 1816 - 1825
ESC  Minutes of the Estates Sub-Committee 1818 - 1951
GCP  Papers of the General Committee 1846 - 1868
GEN  Minutes of the General Committee 1738 - 1952
HCM  Minutes of the Hospital Committee and predecessors 1709 - 1976
IFR  Report on property and funds for support of incurable patients 1848 - 1893
LGB  Legacy books and related records 1738 - 1955
LLB  Lincolnshire estates account and ledger books 1846 - 1921
MUN  Muniment schedules 1553 - 1951
NBC  Minutes of New Bethlem Sub-Committee 1814 - 1818
RCM  Rough minutes of the Court of Governors 1666 - 1781
RSM  Rough minutes of Bethlem Sub-Committee 1814 - 1873

Published by the Bethlem Museum of the Mind, 14 May 2014
Listed by Colin Gale
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Updated 14 May 2014
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