subseries RET/8/2/1 - Fern Hall Asylum, Osbaldwick, and Lawrence Street Asylum, York

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Fern Hall Asylum, Osbaldwick, and Lawrence Street Asylum, York


  • 1839-1872 (Creation)

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1 volume and 1 plan

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These items, judging by the note at the beginning of the Visitors Book and the photographs inserted, may have been presented to The Retreat in the 1880s.


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Much of the Retreat Archive has been digitised with funding from the Wellcome Collection. Copies of digitised records can be viewed online where available by following links provided within the catalogue.

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For Thomas Allis see also RET 5/9/2. For Elizabeth Pumphrey see RET 1/9/1

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