Series SB - Salary books


Date Range25 March 1777 - March 1944, 1777-1815, 1842-1939 and 1941-1944
Quantity133 cm, 26 volumes
ProvenanceBethlem Royal Hospital
Description

Books itemising and receipting salary and allowance payments made to medical and general staff and servants. Payments to attendants were made quarterly until Christmas 1894 and monthly thereafter, and payments to physicians were made quarterly until Michaelmas 1920 and monthly thereafter. Salary payments made out of the allowance provided by the Government in respect of work undertaken by Bethlem Royal Hospital staff in the State Criminal Lunatic Asylum, which was housed in a wing of the hospital from 1816 to 1864, were itemised and receipted in SB-02 and SB-04. Salaries for staff at the hospital's convalescent home at Witley, Surrey, were listed separately within these books from Christmas 1870 until the closure of the home in 1929.

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Inventory Listing

SB-01 Salary book

One annuity paid from Lady Day 1777 to Christmas 1781 to former steward's widow.
This item contains references to: personnel.

Creator Bethlem Royal Hospital
Date range 25 March 1777 - 25 March 1815    Quantity 4 cm, 1 volume
Formats Lists
Inventory Identifier SB-01 Series Box Number C03/4 Series SB
SB-03 Salary book

This item contains references to: personnel.

Creator Bethlem Royal Hospital
Date range 29 September 1842 - 25 December 1856    Quantity 4 cm, 1 volume
Formats Lists
Inventory Identifier SB-03 Series Box Number C03/4 Series SB
SB-04 Salary book

Also contains details of salary payments made out of the allowance provided by the Government in respect of work undertaken by Bethlem Royal Hospital staff in the State Criminal Lunatic Asylum, which was housed in a wing of the hospital from 1816 to 1864, as a continuation of SB-02.
This item contains references to: personnel.

Creator Bethlem Royal Hospital
Date range 25 March 1857 - 25 March 1871    Quantity 4 cm, 1 volume
Formats Lists
Inventory Identifier SB-04 Series Box Number C03/4 Series SB
SB-05 Salary book

From Lady Day 1886, an allowance, which was liable to reduction at the pleasure of the Governors, was paid in lieu of beer to male and female attendants.
This item contains references to: personnel.

Creator Bethlem Royal Hospital
Date range 25 June 1871 - 25 March 1886    Quantity 4 cm, 1 volume
Formats Lists
Inventory Identifier SB-05 Series Box Number C03/4 Series SB
SB-06 Salary book

From Midsummer 1894, a lodging allowance was paid to married male attendants and hall porters over five years' standing, and an allowance in lieu of washing was paid to unmarried male attendants. From Lady Day 1895, a lodging allowance was granted to the storekeeper, and from April 1895 lodging and washing allowances were paid to kitchen staff.
This item contains references to: personnel.

Creator Bethlem Royal Hospital
Date range 25 June 1886 - 25 March 1896    Quantity 4 cm, 1 volume
Formats Lists
Inventory Identifier SB-06 Series Box Number C03/4 Series SB
SB-07 Salary book

This item contains references to: personnel.

Creator Bethlem Royal Hospital
Date range April 1896 - 25 March 1900    Quantity 4 cm, 1 volume
Formats Lists
Inventory Identifier SB-07 Series Box Number C03/4 Series SB
SB-08 Salary book

This item contains references to: personnel.

Creator Bethlem Royal Hospital
Date range April 1900 - 25 December 1903    Quantity 4 cm, 1 volume
Formats Lists
Inventory Identifier SB-08 Series Box Number C03/4 Series SB
SB-09 Salary book

This item contains references to: personnel.

Creator Bethlem Royal Hospital
Date range January 1904 - 25 December 1906    Quantity 4 cm, 1 volume
Formats Lists
Inventory Identifier SB-09 Series Box Number C03/4 Series SB
SB-10 Salary book

This item contains references to: personnel.

Creator Bethlem Royal Hospital
Date range January 1907 - 25 December 1909    Quantity 4 cm, 1 volume
Formats Lists
Inventory Identifier SB-10 Series Box Number C03/4 Series SB
SB-11 Salary book

From July 1912, the style of the book changes in order to show employer's and employees' National Insurance contributions.
This item contains references to: personnel.

Creator Bethlem Royal Hospital
Date range January 1910 - 25 December 1912    Quantity 4 cm, 1 volume
Formats Lists
Inventory Identifier SB-11 Series Box Number C03/4 Series SB
SB-12 Salary book

This item contains references to: personnel.

Creator Bethlem Royal Hospital
Date range January 1913 - April 1915    Quantity 4 cm, 1 volume
Formats Lists
Inventory Identifier SB-12 Series Box Number C03/4 Series SB
SB-13 Salary book

Includes details of war bonuses paid from May 1915.
This item contains references to: personnel.

Creator Bethlem Royal Hospital
Date range May 1915 - August 1917    Quantity 4 cm, 1 volume
Formats Lists
Inventory Identifier SB-13 Series Box Number C03/4 Series SB
SB-14 Salary book

Includes details of new salary scales set out in June 1918.
This item contains references to: personnel.

Creator Bethlem Royal Hospital
Date range September 1917 - March 1920    Quantity 4 cm, 1 volume
Formats Lists
Inventory Identifier SB-14 Series Box Number C03/4 Series SB
SB-15 Salary book

This item contains references to: personnel.

Creator Bethlem Royal Hospital
Date range April 1920 - December 1921    Quantity 4 cm, 1 volume
Formats Lists
Inventory Identifier SB-15 Series Box Number C03/4 Series SB
SB-16 Salary book

This item contains references to: personnel.

Creator Bethlem Royal Hospital
Date range January 1922 - June 1923    Quantity 4 cm, 1 volume
Formats Lists
Inventory Identifier SB-16 Series Box Number C03/4 Series SB
SB-17 Salary book

This item contains references to: personnel.

Creator Bethlem Royal Hospital
Date range June 1923 - December 1924    Quantity 4 cm, 1 volume
Formats Lists
Inventory Identifier SB-17 Series Box Number C03/4 Series SB
SB-18 Salary book

This item contains references to: personnel.

Creator Bethlem Royal Hospital
Date range December 1924 - December 1926    Quantity 4 cm, 1 volume
Formats Lists
Inventory Identifier SB-18 Series Box Number C03/4 Series SB
SB-19 Salary book

This item contains references to: personnel.

Creator Bethlem Royal Hospital
Date range January 1927 - September 1928    Quantity 4 cm, 1 volume
Formats Lists
Inventory Identifier SB-19 Series Box Number C03/4 Series SB
SB-20 Salary book

This item contains references to: personnel.

Creator Bethlem Royal Hospital
Date range October 1928 - March 1930    Quantity 4 cm, 1 volume
Formats Lists
Inventory Identifier SB-20 Series Box Number C02/4 Series SB
SB-21 Salary book

From 24 April 1931 only amounts paid to salaried staff were listed, and the wages of hospital and household staff were not.
This item contains references to: personnel.

Creator Bethlem Royal Hospital
Date range April 1930 - September 1932    Quantity 4 cm, 1 volume
Formats Lists
Inventory Identifier SB-21 Series Box Number C02/4 Series SB
SB-22 Weekly wages sheets

This item contains references to: personnel.

Creator Bethlem Royal Hospital
Date range April 1931 - March 1933    Quantity 10 cm, 1 volume
Formats Register
Inventory Identifier SB-22 Series Box Number C01/5 Series SB
SB-23 Weekly wages sheets

This item contains references to: personnel.

Creator Bethlem Royal Hospital
Date range April 1933 - March 1935    Quantity 10 cm, 1 volume
Formats Register
Inventory Identifier SB-23 Series Box Number C01/5 Series SB
SB-24 Weekly wages sheets

This item contains references to: personnel.

Creator Bethlem Royal Hospital
Date range April 1935 - March 1937    Quantity 10 cm, 1 volume
Formats Register
Inventory Identifier SB-24 Series Box Number C01/5 Series SB
SB-25 Weekly wages sheets

This item contains references to: personnel.

Creator Bethlem Royal Hospital
Date range April 1937 - March 1939    Quantity 10 cm, 1 volume
Formats Register
Inventory Identifier SB-25 Series Box Number C01/5 Series SB
SB-26 Weekly wages sheets

This item contains references to: personnel.

Creator Bethlem Royal Hospital
Date range April 1941 - March 1944    Quantity 10 cm, 1 volume
Formats Register
Inventory Identifier SB-26 Series Box Number C01/3 Series SB

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