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Wandsworth asylum : a letter to the committee of visitors of the Surrey Lunatic Asylum

by Charles Snape

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Published by John Churchill in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical Jurisprudence,
  • Psychiatric Treatment,
  • Wandsworth Surrey County Lunatic Asylum,
  • Baths

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLetter to the committee of visitors of the Surrey Lunatic Asylum.
    Statementby Charles Snape, Medical Superintendent, (Male Department), in reference to the case of Daniel Dolley
    ContributionsRoyal College of Physicians of London
    The Physical Object
    Pagination49 p. ;
    Number of Pages49
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26298491M

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Wandsworth asylum : a letter to the committee of visitors of the Surrey Lunatic Asylum by Charles Snape Download PDF EPUB FB2

An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. Wandsworth asylum: a letter to the committee of visitors of the Surrey Lunatic Asylum Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. A Letter to the Committee of Visitors of the Surrey Lunatic Asylum, by Charles Snape, Medical Superintendent.

Pamphlet. Churchill - Volume 3 Issue 20 - William LeyAuthor: William Ley. The asylum is situated at Wandsworth Consists of a list of the Committee of Visitors and its report (Henry Kemble, chairman, Charles Snape, Hugh W.

Diamond), report of the chaplain (Richard W. Greaves), financial and statistical tables (Stephen Bridgland, clerk and steward, Charles Snape, Hugh d, Jane Whiskard, matron) and notes on Pages: The Lancet REPORT OF The Lancet Commission ON LUNATIC ASYLUMS. WANDSWORTH ASYLUM. THE HOUSE AND ARRANGEMENTS.

IN a Report addressed by the Committee of Visitors to Quarter Sessions inon the subject of a proposed en- largement of this asylum, we find the following remarks: [quot] The Committee are aware that medical opinions have been expressed in favour of. CHAPTER XXXV WANDSWORTH. "Dulcia et irriguas hæc loca propter aquas."—Martial.

The River Wandle—Manufactories—French Refugees—The Frying-pan Houses—High Street—St. Peter's Hospital—The Union Workhouse—The Royal Patriotic Asylum—The Surrey County Prison—The Craig Telescope—The Surrey Lunatic Asylum—The Friendless Boys' Home—The Surrey Industrial School—The Surrey.

SURREY COUNTY ASYLUMS. Springfield Asylum, Wandsworth. Opened Many records relating to the establishment and daily life of the hospital will be found in the Quarter Sessions records, (ref QS5/6/1/-).

For surviving case books,see /1/ In London County Council and Middlesex County Council were formed following the Local Government Act, The Surrey County Lunatic Asylum was allocated to the Middlesex County Council, who renamed it the Wandsworth Asylum. In a new entrance was made at Glenburnie Road, thus making the back of the Asylum the front.

From to the Asylum was administered by a Committee of Visiting Justices, also known as the Committee of Visitors. These were Justices of the Peace and were elected at the beginning of each year. The Committee considered all aspects of the Asylum's administration.

Details oflunatic asylum patients published online for the first time The records of those committed to mental institutions during the 19th century and early 20th century have been. committee of visitors inviting architects to compete for enlargements but it was found unsuitable for further expansion and a new site was acquired for a second asylum.

The Justices proposed selling the old building when the new asylum opened (Herrison, built ), but this idea was opposed and it remained in use until Springfield Asylum.

Springfield Asylum was Surrey’s first county mental hospital. It opened in and was extended in and The many records created by the committee of visitors and the staff who ran Springfield tell us much about the people who were treated there, the care they received and the ways in which their time in the asylum was spent.

Surrey is very fortunate in the survival rate of records of the county’s mental institutions. These records can be used for a variety of purposes, such as the development of modern psychiatric medicine or the training of nursing personnel, as well as other less expected subjects such as building architecture and office procedures.

England, Criminal Lunatic Asylum Registers, Get a sense of prison or asylum life for your ancestor in this collections of letters, reports, and registers. All Wills, Probates, Land, Tax & Criminal in the Card Catalogue. Brookwood Asylum. Established to complement the Springfield Asylum in Tooting, Brookwood Hospital opened in as Brookwood Asylum.

It was the second County Asylum able to hold pauper lunatics. Brookwood Asylum was the leading mental hospital for the West of Surrey. Brookwood Hospital was opened on 17 June under the title Brookwood Asylum. The hospital was referred to as Brookwood Asylum or Surrey County Lunatic Asylum interchangeably untilwhen it was officially renamed Brookwood Hospital.

The hospital closed in Read more about the history of Brookwood Hospital. Witney, Oxfordshire The asylum at Witney and the one at Hook Norton are the subjects of a special study by William Parry-Jones ( chapter six).

Page numbers below are to this. Advertisement that Edward Batt () surgeon, had opened "a house for the reception of persons labouring under diseases of the mind" near his home in Witney.

The Asylum List. Our County Asylums List. In there were over one hundred thousand patients within over one hundred mental institutions around the United Kingdom, the majority of these institutions were built since the passing of the County Asylum / Lunacy Act in With the passing of the care in the community act in the ’s, many of these institutions have since closed; only a few.

Report of the Committee of Visitors of the Surrey Lunatic Asylum (Wandsworth,) for the year Report of the Committee of Visitors of the Surrey Lunatic Asylum (Wandsworth,) for the year Report of the Committee of Visitors, and eighteenth annual report of the medical superintendent, of the asylum for the insane poor of the County of Wilts.

New book, Asylum, is a record of hospitals across Britain, including West Riding Pauper Lunatic Asylum, Staffordshire County Asylum, North Wales County Pauper Asylum and West Park Mental Hospital. 4 Sussex County Lunatic Asylum: Clerk to the Visiting Committee's general correspondence, reports and returns, consisting of reports by the Commissioners in Lunacy on the plans for the asylum and progress of the building works, correspondence and papers about the acquisition of the site, rules of the asylum, statistical schedules and returns.

Surrey County Asylum Springfield, near Wandsworth Nick Hervey says that the asylum was "in response to the growing expense of farming out the county's chronic insane to private licensed houses in the metropolis" and that " Sir Alexander Morison who was appointed as Visiting Physician before building commenced, carried out a survey of these patients".Search the Wellcome Collection catalogue.

Find thousands of books, images, artworks, unpublished archives and manuscripts in our collections, many of them with free online access.Lunatic asylums, their organisation and management Wellcome Posted-on By line Byline fyla Lunatic asylums their organisation and management Mercier.