York County Hospital

York County Hospital. Steel engraving by H. Crown
(Wellcome Collection)

FOUNDED  1740. Closed 1977

LOCATION  Monkgate, York

BIBLIOGRAPHY  Dowell, Chris (2007): The history and development of York County Hospital (York: Studio Two Printers) | Sigsworth, E. M. (1966): ‘A provincial hospital in the eighteenth and early nineteenth century’, The College of General Practitioners, Yorkshire Faculty Journal, June 1966: 24-31 | Sigsworth, E. M. (1972): ‘Gateways to death? Medicine, hospitals and mortality, 1700-1850’, in Mathias, Peter (ed.): Science and society, 1600-1900 (Cambridge University Press): 97-110 | Wallis, Patrick (1996): Medicine and culture in York: the establishment of York County Hospital (BA. dissertation, University of York) | Wallis, Patrick (2001): ‘Charity, politics and the establishment of York County Hospital: A ‘party job’?’, Northern History, 38:2, 241-260

CENSUS REFERENCES

  • 1841: HO107/1355/4, folios 40b-41b, pages 1-3
  • 1851: HO107/2355, folios 67a-68b, pages 6-9

York Herald, 2 June 1849, page 4
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ORIGINAL RECORDS  Borthwick Institute for Archives, University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD. Telephone 01904 321166. Website

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