Catalogue description DIGBY HOSPITAL, EXETER

This record is held by Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)

Details of 4034 A
Reference: 4034 A
Related material:

For other minutes and papers relating to Digby Hospital, see the index to the inventory of Exeter City Archives in Devon Record Office Search Room, and the Devon County Lunatic Asylum, Exminster collection (3769 A).

Held by: Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust), not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Exeter Asylum for the Insane

Digby Hospital, Exeter

Access conditions:

All records containing information relating to patients are closed for 100 years from the date of the latest entry.

  • Health services
  • Mental health
Administrative / biographical background:

This was the official City of Exeter lunatic asylum and it opened in 1886 as the Exeter Asylum for the Insane.

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