Devon & Exeter Hospital

Devon & Exeter Hospital 1744
(© Mark Collyer)

FOUNDED  1741. Became the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital in 1899

LOCATION   Southernhay, Exeter. Now in Barrack Road, Exeter

BIBLIOGRAPHY  Harris, John Delpratt (1922): The Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (Exeter: Hospital Committee and Eland Brothers). | Howie, W. B. (1973): Consumer reaction: a patient’s view of hospital life in 1809, British Medical Journal, 3: 534-36. | Loudon, I. S. L. (1981): Leg ulcers in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners, 31: 263-73. | Knox, A. & Gardner-Thorpe, C. (2008): The Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, 1741-2006 (privately printed). | Russell, Patrick M. G. (1976): A history of the Exeter Hospitals, 1170-1948 (Exeter Medical Postgraduate Institute): 20-75


  • 1851: HO107/1868, folios 554b-559b, pages 1-11

Cresswell ward, Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital
(© Mark Collyer)

ORIGINAL RECORDS  Devon Heritage Centre, Great Moor House, Bittern Road, Exeter EX2 7NL. Telephone 01392 888700. Website