Medical Records

Medical record searches are very difficult and a 100-year closure applies unless you have proof of death. Many hospital records do not survive.

Lost Hospitals of London. Includes information about Bearsted Maternity and Memorial Hospitals, Dalston German Hospital, Jewish Hospital and Home for Incurables, Jewish Maternity Hospital and Little Jewish Hospital in Stepney Green. Also some photos. Submitted by Jill Hyams

TNA Hospitals Database This tells you that the Admission and Discharge registers for Napsbury are at the London Metropolitan Archives, but no patient/clinical records are available before 1916. The A & D registers could be worth a look. Email the LMA

For asylums in general, the standard study is by Andrew Roberts and is available online. It is really worth learning how to navigate this site, which is packed with useful information. It includes a comprehensive Asylums Index

Both the above links were submitted by Elly.

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children has a free searchable database of admissions. Records include illness and admission and release dates plus addresses. There are also stories about some of the children in little biographies. See Small and Special.
This is now merged into the Historic Hospitals Admission Registers Project and includes the Evelina Hospital and the Alexandra Hospital for Children with Hip Disease.

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