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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 A/SD
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1777-1970
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 3.96 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Surrey Dispensary | Southwark


Administrative/Biographical history:

The Surrey Dispensary was opened in 1777. It was originally situated on Union Street, Southwark (then in Surrey) although it subsequently moved to various addresses. The Dispensary aimed to provide medical care for the local poor.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Surrey Dispensary, Southwark, including rules and regulations; minutes of the Governing Committee; minutes of the Court and Committees; House Visitor's books; subscription books; registers of patients admitted; registers of patients visited at home; annual reports; leases; correspondence files; financial accounts and insurance policies.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

A/SD-1: Rules and regulations;
A/SD-2: Minutes;
A/SD-3: Accounts;
A/SD-4: Registers;
A/SD-5: Rules and regulations;
A/SD-6: Annual reports;
A/SD-7: Property records;
A/SD-8: Notices of annual general meetings;
A/SD-9: Annual reports;
A/SD-10: Accounts;
A/SD-11: Correspondence;
A/SD-12: Miscellaneous.

Conditions governing access:

These records are available for public inspection, although records containing personal information may be subject to access restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to these records rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited in 1953, with a further accession in 1970.

Allied Materials

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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:
June to August 2010.

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