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Queen Mary's Hospital for the East End

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0387 QH
Held at: Barts Health NHS Trust Archives (Royal London Hospital Archives)
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Full title: Queen Mary's Hospital for the East End
Date(s): 1915-1974
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 13 vols; 3 files
Name of creator(s): Queen Mary's Hospital for the East End
Detailed catalogue: Click here to view repository detailed catalogue


Administrative/Biographical history:

Founded as West Ham Dispensary in 1861, a Hospital was opened as the West Ham and Eastern General Hospital in 1890. It first extended in 1895 and incorporated by Royal Charter in 1917 as Queen Mary's Hospital for the East End. It was administered as an acute hospital by Newham Health District until its closure with the transfer of acute services to Newham General Hospital, Glen Road, Plaistow.


Scope and content/abstract:

Registers of probationers/student nurses, registers of staff nurses and sisters, monthly reports on nurses, registers of pupil midwives and miscellaneous nursing records.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

See Scope and content.

Conditions governing access:

Some material is restricted. Please contact the repository in the first instance.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copying and digitisation services are available for unrestricted material. Researchers should contact the repository in the first instance.

Finding aids:

See 'Detailed catalogue' link above.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Transferred from Princess Alexandra and Newham College of Nursing and Midwifery in 1992.

Allied Materials

Related material:

National Register of Archives: Click here to view NRA record

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Originally compiled by Julie Tancell as part of the RSLP AIM25 project. Updated by Clare Button, Archivist, School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London.

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 2001, updated April 2020.

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