Bath United Hospital

FOUNDED  1826 (merger of the City Dispensary and the Casualty Hospital). From 1864, known as the Royal United Hospital

LOCATION  St. James, Bath

BIBLIOGRAPHY  Craft, T., Our Hospital: Royal United Hospital, Bath, 1997  ||  Clarke, K., The Royal United Hospital: A Social History 1747-1947, 2001, Mushroom Publishing

1851 CENSUS  

Type of resident Male Female Total
Medical staff 2 0 2
Nursing staff 0 9 9
Dispensary staff 1 0 1
Portering staff 2 0 2
Domestic staff 2 6 8
Patients 44 36 80
Others 1* 0 1
Total 52 51 103

Reference: HO 107/1941, folios 61a-63b, pages 14-19    * “surgery boy”, aged 15

DATABASES

ORIGINAL RECORDS  Bath Record Office, Guildhall, High Street, Bath, BA1 5AW. Telephone 01962 846154 Website.  Full catalogue listing

PATIENT RECORDS

  • Surviving originals  Admission and discharge 1932-1961 at the Bath Record Office
  • Online  None
  • Published  None