Series LEG - Papers concerning patient complaints and legal actions


Date Rangec. 1770 - c. 1995, 1770s, c1815, c1914-1921, 1935-1938 and c1985-1995
Quantity162.2 cm, 33 boxes, files and bundles
ProvenanceBethlem Royal Hospital
AccessPartially closed until 1 January 2096
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04  Correspondence


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LEG-01 Documents filed at court in claim against hospital brought by James Lister

This item contains references to: Lister, James; legal procedure.

Creator Bethlem Royal Hospital
Control D
Date range c. 1770 - c. 1779    Quantity 2 cm, 1 file
Formats Legal Documents
Inventory Identifier LEG-01 Series Box Number E6-3 Series LEG
LEG-02 Documents filed at court in the matter of Mary Lewis

This item contains references to: legal procedure; Lewis, Mary.

Creator Bethlem Royal Hospital
Date range c. 1815    Quantity 2 cm, 1 file
Formats Legal Documents
Inventory Identifier LEG-02 Series Box Number E6-3 Series LEG
LEG-03 Solicitors' papers concerning patient deaths from amylene hydrate

This item contains references to: legal procedure.

Creator Bethlem Royal Hospital
Date range c. 1914 - 1936, c1914-1921 and 1936    Quantity 22 cm, 1 box
Formats Legal Documents
Inventory Identifier LEG-03 Series Box Number E5-3 Series LEG
LEG-04 Papers concerning complaint of Mary Olive Dunlop

Includes correspondence, reports and x-rays.
This item contains references to: Dunlop, Mary Olive; letter writing.

Previously closed to 01/01/2023

Creator Bethlem Royal Hospital
Date range 22 December 1935 - 13 January 1938    Quantity 50 cm, 1 box
Formats General Correspondence, Reports and Loose Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier LEG-04 Series Box Number H7-4 Series LEG
LEG-30 Legal papers regarding legal action taken and advice sought by the hospitals

Includes; Case for the opinion and advice of Mr Gurney regarding the dismissal of Dr Knight, superintendant and apothecary of Bethlem Hospital. Exparte Bethlem Hospital case regarding the continued reception of pauper lunatics, including correspondence from Mr Still of Lincolns Inn to A M Jeaffreson. Clarke vs Denham, case against the contractors for the erection of the criminal winh of the hospital in Southwark. Hobson vs Blackburn, case that 237.9.6 be paid to Bethlem

Creator Bridewell and Bethlem Hospitals
Date range 1815 - 1856    Quantity 4 cm, 1 bundle
Formats Legal Documents
Inventory Identifier LEG-30 Series Box Number E6-1 Series LEG
LEG-31 Printed copy of the decision of the Court of the Queen's Bench against the rates charged by the Parish of Saint George the Martyr, Southwark

Judgement of the special case submitted to the Court of Queen's Bench for decision on the appeals of the Governors pf Bridewell and Bethlem hospitals against the rating of those institutions to the relief of the poor by the parish of Saint George the Martyr, Southwark delivered by the right honourable The Lord Denman, Chief Justice of the Court.

Creator Bridewell and Bethlem Hospitals
Date range 7 July 1847    Quantity 0.2 cm, 2 booklets
Formats Legal Documents
Inventory Identifier LEG-31 Series Box Number E6-3 Series LEG

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