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Records of Barshaw Hospital, Paisley, Scotland

Author:
Compiled by Alistair Tough, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Archivist, 23 July 1998.
Reference:
GB 812 AC 14.
Title:
Records of Barshaw Hospital, Paisley, Scotland.
Dates of Creation:
1921-1959.
Extent:
1.20 metres.
Held at:
NHS Greater Glasgow Archive.
Name of Creator:
Barshaw Hospital (1921-1959: Paisley, Scotland).
Language of Material:
English.
Level of Description:
Fonds.
Revisions:
  • Revised by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 21 December 2001
  • 8 June 2005 Catalogue record converted to EAD2002, May 2005
Published by:
NHS Greater Glasgow Archive, Monday 21 January 2002.

Administrative/Biographical History

Paisley Town Council opened Barshaw Hospital as a maternity and child welfare unit in 1921. It was transferred to the National Health Service in 1948 as Barshaw Maternity Hospital and was under the Board of Management for Paisley and District Hospitals until 1974 when it was placed in the Renfrew District of Argyll and Clyde Health Board. It closed as a maternity hospital in 1959 and reopened as a geriatric hospital in 1961.


Scope and Content

  • Registers of admissions and discharges, 1921-1959
  • Maternity register and notebook, 1942-1959
  • Ledger, 1947-1948
System of Arrangement:
The material is arranged into series as described in the scope and content. Within series, the items are generally arranged chronologically.
Custodial History:
Records held within National Health Service prior to transfer.
Immediate Source of Acquisition:
Unknown.
Appraisal, Destruction and Scheduling:
This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 812 procedures.
Accruals:
None expected.
Access Conditions:
Administrative records are subject to a 30 year closure period and 75 years for clinical patient records, subject to the over-riding provisions of the Data Protection Act.
Copyright / Reproduction:
Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the Archivist.
Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use & condition of documents.
Existence of Copies:
No known copies.
This material is original.
Finding Aids:
Manual file level list available in searchroom.
Related Units of Description:
GB 812 AC 21: Records of Paisley and District Hospitals Board of Management
GB 812 AC 57: Records of Renfrew District of Argyll and Clyde Health Board, Paisley
GB 812 HB 28: Records of Western Regional Hospital Board, Glasgow
Publication Note:
No known publications using this material.

Fonds-Level Description Compilation Details

Compiled by Alistair Tough, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Archivist, 23 July 1998.

Fonds-Level Description Alterations

Revised by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 21 December 2001.