subfonds D2 - Deeds relating to York County Hospital

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Deeds relating to York County Hospital


  • 1722-1991 (Creation)

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0.14 cubic metres

7 boxes

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The archive was deposited with York Health Archives in 1991 by Denton Hall, Burgin and Warrens, solicitors. In the 1980s the firm had acted on behalf of Sainsbury's PLC in their purchase of the site of York County Hospital.

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The archive was deposited at the Borthwick Institute in 1995 as part of the transfer of York Health Archives to the Institute from their temporary home at Clifton Hospital.

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Deeds relating to York County Hospital estate, 1742-1931; Monkgate properties, 1722-1959, including St Maurice’s Church hall, 1829-1966; Barker Hill properties, 1807-1881; and leases, agreements and other papers, 1898-1991.


Further accruals are not expected.

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Records are open to the public, subject to the overriding provisions of relevant legislation, including data protection laws.

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Further material relating to York County Hospital can be found in York County Hospital Archive at the Borthwick Institute.

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