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The sixtieth report of the visitors of the County Lunatic Asylum, Stafford

for the year ending December 31, 1878

by Staffordshire County Lunatic Asylum (Stafford, England)

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Published by [printed by R. and W. Wright] in Stafford] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Staffordshire County Lunatic Asylum (Stafford, England),
  • Psychiatric Hospitals,
  • Staffordshire County Lunatic Asylum (Burntwood, England)

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsThomson Pater, W., Wrottesley, Arthur, baron, 1824-1910, Palmer Phillips, Charles, Nairne, Robert, Staffordshire County Lunatic Asylum (Burntwood, England)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination39 pages ;
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26470640M

      ST GEORGES STAFFORD COUNTY ASYLUM (DUE FOR CONVERSION REPORT) THE LOCATION. St Georges asylum is Stafford has stood proud since and has the most elegant façade i have seen on a asylum, this building saddens me due to the state it`s been left to get in its a real good example of the demise of mental care in the uk floor after floor of cells and day areas with . Wexford County Lunatic Asylum History [ edit ] Opened in , 'Enniscorthy District Lunatic Asylum for the Insane and Poor of Mind' has been a prominent feature for residents of the town of Enniscorthy, and indeed those travelling on the N11 road for a century and a half.

      Re: Staffordshire Lunatic Asylum «Reply #1 on: Saturday 23 April 05 BST (UK)» there is a section on census for Stone Licensed Madhouse which seems to be called Oulton good? In the county farm scheme had come into so much favor that nearly all the towns had sold their farms and were boarding their paupers at the county’s establishment. In the first published report, , they estimated the who property at $43,; the Trickey farm having cost $9,, Snell farm $6,, and the new house $16,

      A worker exhuming remains at the former site of the Mississippi State Lunatic Asylum. Researchers announced plans to dig up thousands of remains from unmarked graves on the site. Two hundred years ago the General Lunatic Asylum of Nottingham opened its doors for the first time. The Borough Corporation attended in their regalia at the official opening on 11 October, but the first patients, six paupers from St. Mary’s parish, were not admitted until February 12th, It was the first County Asylum to open in.


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