Reference code(s): H01/RW/K
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: ROYAL WATERLOO HOSPITAL: KIRCHNER CONVALESCENT HOME
Level of description: sub-fonds
Extent: 0.35 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Royal Waterloo Hospital for Children and Women x Universal Dispensary for Children x Royal Universal Dispensary for Children x Royal Universal Infirmary for Children x Royal Infirmary for Children x Royal Infirmary for Children and Women
The Kirchner Convalescent Home was a gift to the Royal Waterloo Hospital in 1914 by Mr and Mrs Frederick J. Kirchner. The property was Sea Copse Hill, Wootton, Isle of Wight. The house stood in nine acres of land and was handed over to the Hospital fully furnished with beds, linen and household equipment. The house was sold in 1924 by the Board of Governors and the proceeds went towards general hospital purposes.
Scope and content/abstract:
Records of the Kirchner Convalescent Home, Royal Waterloo Hospital, including Convalescent Home Committee rough minute and agenda book, 1914 - 1924; admission and discharge register giving name, address, age, date of admission, disease, date of discharge and result, 1914-1924 and financial records, 1914-1924.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
These items have been arranged in accordance with the classification scheme for hospital records which was used in the larger collections. Therefore, minutes of the Committee are followed by patients' records and then by records relating to finance.
Conditions governing access:
These records are available for public inspection, although records containing personal information are subject to access restrictions under the UK Data Protection Act, 1998.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information:
Immediate source of acquisition:
Records transferrred to the Greater London Record Office from St Thomas' Hospital on 19 October 1967 with additional deposits between 1971 and 1989.
Existence and location of originals:
Existence and location of copies:
Rules or conventions: Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.
Date(s) of descriptions: February 2009