series NHS/ACB/6/1 - York Dispensary Maternity Department and Hospital

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York Dispensary Maternity Department and Hospital


  • 1910-1923 (Creation)

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These records were transferred from the York Dispensary Maternity Hospital (1908-22) to its successor, at Acomb.

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Many of these records contain sensitive personal and confidential information which is likely to be restricted under data protection laws and the terms of deposit. For records less than 100 years old, please contact the Borthwick Institute via email or letter.

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The main York Dispensary archive is held by York City Archives as Acc. 27. This includes a small number of maternity records. The annual reports of the York Dispensary Maternity Hospital up to 1922 are included in the Dispensary's annual reports, copies of which can be found in the York Dispensary archive; other copies are held in York City Library, at Y362.1.

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York Dispensary Maternity Department and Hospital was predecessor to Acomb Maternity Hospital.

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