Series JCB - Bethlem Chaplain Committee papers and correspondence

Date Range14 May 1817 - 10 June 1831
Quantity1 cm, 1 box
ProvenanceBridewell and Bethlem Hospitals

The Committee was established by the Court of Governors on 10 January 1817 'for the purpose of examining witnesses and collecting information on the question of the expediency of a chaplain being appointed at Bethlem Hospital, with directions to report to the Court'. Its report was printed by H Bryder at Bridewell Hospital at the end of 1817.

Related Series

JCA  Bethlem Chaplain Committee rough minute book 1817

Part of

01  Meeting papers

Inventory Listing

JCB-01 Papers and correspondence

Papers and correspondence collected by Bethlem Chaplain Committee in the course of considering the appointment of a chaplain at Bethlem Royal Hospital, including many later transcribed and included in their printed report. Includes a report by Edward Thomas Monro, Bethlem physician, printed in 1819. A report from Brislington House, Bristol, includes an engraving of the exterior of Brislington House. An undated report by Rev Henry Budd, Bridewell chaplain, on the history of Bridewell Hospital, and some correspondence dated 1831, appears to be unrelated to the work of the committee.
This item contains references to: CLERGY; Monro, Edward Thomas; Budd, Henry; RELIGIOUS PRACTICE; letter writing.

Creator Bridewell and Bethlem Hospitals
Control Box 61(10)
Date range 14 May 1817 - 10 June 1831, 1817, 1819 and 1831    Quantity 1 cm, 1 box
Formats General Correspondence, Reports and Published Papers or Articles
Inventory Identifier JCB-01 Series Box Number E6-1 Series JCB

Published by the Bethlem Museum of the Mind, 14 May 2014
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