Hospitals and health
Bethel Hospital, 1724-1970 (BH)
One of the earliest mental hospitals outside of London. Established by Mary Chapman in 1713 as a charitable institution, in accordance with the terms of her husband's will.
Norfolk Area Health Authority, 1859-1974 (H)
Records of organisations taken over or superseded by the local health authority:
- Hill House Hospital, Wicklewood (H 1)
- Hill House, Pulham Market (H 2)
- Joint Isolation Hospital, Roughton (H 3)
- The Mundesley Sanatorium (H 4)
- The Vale Hospital, Swainsthorpe (H 5)
- Wayland Hospital, Attleborough (H 6)
Hellesdon Hospital, 1846-1959 (HH)
Formerly known as:
- Norwich Pauper Asylum (1828-30)
- Norwich City Asylum (1880-?)
- Norwich City Mental Hospital (by 1929-48)
It was situated outside St Augustine's Gates, St Clement, Norwich (1828-80) and then moved to Drayton High Road, Hellesdon, where it is still based today.
Norfolk and Norwich Hospital, 1770-1990 (NNH)
Includes the Jenny Lind Hospital and the Norfolk and Norwich Eye Infirmary.
St Andrew’s Hospital, 1813-1967 (SAH)
This institution, situated at Thorpe St Andrew until its closure, was previously known as:
- Norfolk County Asylum (1814-1915)
- Norfolk War Hospital (1915-19)
- Norfolk Mental Hospital (1919-23)
- St Andrew's Hospital (1923-98)
Health and Safety Executive, 1928-62 (HSE)
Register of visits to factories, workshops and wharves by HM inspectors.
National Health Service: Norfolk Executive Council, 1912-85 (NEC)
Records of the Norwich and Great Yarmouth insurance committees, plus records inherited from predecessor bodies on the establishment of the NHS in 1948.