Norfolk War Hospital; 1915-1919; Thorpe St Andrew, Norfolk

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Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

Norfolk War Hospital; 1915-1919; Thorpe St Andrew, Norfolk

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Other form(s) of name

  • Norfolk Emergency War Hospital

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Description area

Dates of existence

1915-1919

History

In 1915 the Norfolk County Asylum was offered to the War Office for use as a War Hospital. Patients of the Asylum were evacuated to other asylums in the region and county patients were admitted to the Norwich City Asylum. The Medical Superintendent became Officer Commanding the Hospital until 1919 when control of the hospital reverted to the control of a Committee of Visitors. A full account of this period in the hospital's history can be found in the Annual Report for 1920 and a list of patients transferred was separately published.

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Thorpe St Andrew, Norfolk

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Authority record identifier

GB/153/NM/1740

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Status

Catalogued

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Minimal

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created on: 17/01/2003 by Drojd

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Sources

Thomson, D.G., 'The Norfolk County Asylum, 1814-1903', 1903 (SAH 323); annual reports 1906-1921 (SAH 32)

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