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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): H46
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1844-1990
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: 66.07 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Saint James Hospital x Saint James' Workhouse Infirmary
Springfield Hospital x Surrey Pauper Lunatic Asylum x Springfield Mental Hospital
South West London Group Hospital Management Committee
Weir Hospital xx Wandsworth Maternity Hospital
Wandsworth Hospital Management Committee
Lambeth Group Hospital Management Committee
Battersea and Putney Group Hospital Management Committee


Administrative/Biographical history:

For a detailed administrative history please see the separate entries for the individual institutions that make up this group of hospitals.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of institutions in the Springfield Hospital Group, 1844-1990, comprising Battersea and Putney Hospital Management Group, Lambeth Hospital Management Group, Saint James Hospital, Springfield Hospital, South West Metropolitan Hospital Management Group, Weir Hospital and Wandsworth Hospital. The papers include committee minutes, annual reports, administrative files, staff records, registers of patients, financial records, visitor's books, plans and photographs.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

In 7 sections: H46/BPHMG: Battersea and Putney Hospital Management Group, H46/LHMG: Lambeth Hospital Management Group, H46/SJ: Saint James Hospital, H46/SP: Springfield Hospital, H46/SWMMG: South West Metropolitan Hospital Management Group, H46/WH: Weir Hospital and H46/WHMG: Wandsworth Hospital.

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:

Copyright: Depositor

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Material received in 10 accessions between 1996 and 2005.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

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

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