Monmouth General Hospital, Records

Summary Information

Gwent Archives
Monmouth General Hospital.
Monmouth General Hospital, Records
0.015 Cubic Metres

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Biographical/Historical note

Originally situated in St James’s Square, the Monmouth Hospital and Dispensary first opened in 1868. In 1900, a larger plot of land on Hereford Road was acquired from the Duke of Beaufort for the development of a new hospital.The Monmouth General Hospital opened in 1903, it was designed by Architect Richard Creed.

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Scope and Contents note

The collection contains a variety of records relating to Monmouth General Hopsital including proposed plans for the new hospital building c.1901; early 20th century photographs of the building and its medical officers; annual reports 1945/1947; a 1938 survey of hospital sevices and balance sheets/accounts 1945-1947.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

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Conditions Governing Access note

Please refer to our policy documents on closure periods, available at

Conditions Governing Use note

Usual copyright conditions apply.

Custodial History note

These records were 'rescued' when Monmouth General Hospital was vacated c.2004 and held in private storage by an individual until their deposit at Gwent Archives in 2015.

Accruals note

No further accruals are expected.

Appraisal note

All records have been retained.

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials note

See also:

D912 Monmouth Hospital & Dispensary Records 1810-1937

D2191/152 Charity Commission Accounts for Monmouth General Hospital and Dispensary 1900-1936

D909/1-6 Monmouth Hospital Minutes 1857-1948

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Collection Inventory

 D6132/1/1-9 Accounts and Financial Reports 1902-1947   13.0 items

 D6132/1/1 Monmouth New Hospital and Dispensary Building Fund: a draft letter requesting funds and a list of subscribers c.1902   2.0 items

 D6132/1/2 Collector's Books (subscriptions received, mainly incomplete) c.1908   4.0 items

 D6132/1/3 Account sheets (Lloyds Bank) 1937-1939   1.0 bundle

 D6132/1/4 Annual Report 1943   1.0 item

 D6132/1/5 Treasurers Account 1943   1.0 item

 D6132/1/6 Annual Report 1945   1.0 item

 D6132/1/7 Balance Sheet and Accounts 1945   1.0 item

 D6132/1/8 Balance Sheet and Accounts 1946   1.0 item

 D6132/1/9 Balance Sheet and Accounts 1947   1.0 item

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 D6132/2 Correspondence c.1940   1.0 item

 D6132/2/1 Correspondence file: incl. various correspondence with the Ministry of Health; the Ministry of Food and the Casualty Bureau; receipts for supplies and accounts information. c.1940   1.0 item

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 D6132/3 Staff Administration c.1946   1.0 item

 D6132/3/1 'Matrons' file incl. minutes; notes and correspondence concerning the forced resignation of the current Matron and the recruitment of her replacement. 1946-1947   1.0 item

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 D6132/4 Hospital Surveys 1937   1.0 item

 D6132/4/1 Survey of Hospital Services 1938   1.0 item

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 D6132/5 Hospital Plans c.1901   1.0 item

 D6132/5/1 Drawing plans and notes relating to the building of the new Monmouth Hospital. c.1901   1.0 bundle

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 D6132/6 Programmes 1970   1.0 item

 D6132/6/1 Programme marking the opening of the 'Patients' Day Room' 1970   1.0 item

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 D6132/7/1-2 Photographs Early 20th century    2.0 photographs

 D6132/7/1 Medical Officers 1903   1.0 item

 D6132/7/2 Monmouth General Hospital Early 20th century   1.0 item

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