Catalogue descriptionRecords of CHELTENHAM GENERAL HOSPITAL

This record is held by Gloucestershire Archives

Details of HO 3
Reference: HO 3
Title: Records of CHELTENHAM GENERAL HOSPITAL
Held by: Gloucestershire Archives, not available at The National Archives
Language: English
Creator:

Cheltenham General Hospital

Immediate source of acquisition:

(Acc. 3507)

 

Deposited by the General Administrator, Cheltenham General Hospital, April 1977

Subjects:
  • Health services
Administrative / biographical background:

The Cheltenham Provident dispensary was founded in 1813, and in 1839 was moved to Seward House and renamed Cheltenham General Hospital. From 1849 the hospital has been housed in premises in Sandford Road. It took over the operation of the Cheltenham Ophthalmic Hospital c.1882, and was itself brought under the control of the National Health Service in 1948. The buildings have been extended many times, and the hospital is still in existence [1979].

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