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Offline Marton

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Hertfordshire County Lunatic Asylum
« on: Tuesday 19 September 06 09:30 BST (UK) »
Can anyone tell me where this was in the late 1800's, and where records might be kept, please
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Re: hertfordshire county lunatic asylum
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 19 September 06 09:45 BST (UK) »
From this great website that has info on lots of asylums

http://www.mdx.ac.uk/WWW/STUDY/4_13_TA.htm#AsylumsIndex

'Hertfordshire County Mental Hospital
Opened 1899
Hill End, St. Alban's, Hertfordshire. Built: 1896-1900. Architect: George Thomas Hine
Sometimes known as Hill End Hospital for Mental and Nervous Diseases and Hill End Hospital and Clinic for the Prevention and Treatment of Mental and Nervous Disorders.
Then as Hill End Hospital, Hill End Road, St Albans, AL4 0RB
1994: 153 patients
Closed 1997
Autumn 2002: Reported still empty'

I live very close to it and it is now a housing estate (looked in the show homes when they were building it!)
This may be too late for the one you want, but there is also info on Leavesden on the site which would be the other possibility.  Lots of info on Leavesden at
http://users.ox.ac.uk/~peter/workhouse/MAB-Leavesden/MAB-Leavesden.shtml
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Marshall, Beeson (Herts)
Lo(e)wenthal,Kavanagh, Maxam (London, Birmingham)
Harrisson, Matthews (London, Essex)
Poulton, Philbrick (Essex)
Guest, Timmins (Staffs)
Raynes/Ryall (Ireland, Birmingham)
White (Bucks)
Gunn (Scotland, Lancs, Essex)
Ison (Tamworth, Birmingham, USA, Canada)

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Re: hertfordshire county lunatic asylum
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 19 September 06 10:07 BST (UK) »
I suppose records (if there are any) would be kept at HALs, probably worth contacting them

http://www.hertsdirect.org/libsleisure/heritage1/HALS/
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Marshall, Beeson (Herts)
Lo(e)wenthal,Kavanagh, Maxam (London, Birmingham)
Harrisson, Matthews (London, Essex)
Poulton, Philbrick (Essex)
Guest, Timmins (Staffs)
Raynes/Ryall (Ireland, Birmingham)
White (Bucks)
Gunn (Scotland, Lancs, Essex)
Ison (Tamworth, Birmingham, USA, Canada)


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Re: hertfordshire county lunatic asylum
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 19 September 06 13:27 BST (UK) »
Thank you very much indeed
Marton

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Re: Hertfordshire County Lunatic Asylum
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 06 September 16 20:58 BST (UK) »
how would I find out where inmates / patients were moved too ?

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Re: Hertfordshire County Lunatic Asylum
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 06 September 16 21:01 BST (UK) »
Hi anitaszaban

You've tagged your post onto the bottom of a topic from 2006.

It might be better if I split this off for you and start a new topic but what are you trying to establish?
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Sherry-Paddington & Marylebone,
Longhurst-Ealing & Capel, Abinger, Ewhurst & Ockley,
Chandler-Chelsea