Tag Archives: First World War

Bristol Lunatic Asylum, now the Glenside Campus of UWE

Glenside Hospital as it was in 1992 ,  © H. Richardson For nearly twenty years now the faculty of Health and Applied Sciences of the University of the West of England has occupied the old Bristol Lunatic Asylum. The asylum, latterly … Continue reading

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Oldmill Military Hospital (now Woodend Hospital) Aberdeen

A Face in the Crowd Postcard of Woodend Hospital dating from the First World War when it had been taken over as a military hospital. The card shows a concert being given in front of the main entrance block. Woodend … Continue reading

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The Hospitals Investigator 9

In December 1992 Robert Taylor circulated the ninth edition of his newsletter amongst his colleagues working on the Royal Commission’s hospitals project. In this issue he provided more useful source material on isolation hospitals from Parliamentary Papers: a ‘Sanitary Survey’ … Continue reading

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