Tuesday, 5 October 2010

Glasgow sick kids records

Brilliant news from the Historic Hospital Admission Records Project (http://hharp.org):

Welcome to HHARP, the home of 19th century children’s hospital records


We are very pleased to announce the addition of a new database of admission records to the HHARP website: the Royal Glasgow Sick Children’s Hospital. Covering the period 1883 (when the hospital first opened) to 1903, the database offers insight into the health of the poor child in the Scottish city of Glasgow, complementing databases already available for three London hospitals: the Hospital for Sick Children at Great Ormond Street, the Evelina Hospital and the Alexandra Hospital for Children with Hip Disease. In HHARP family historians can find patients by name, medical historians can study childhood diseases and investigate pioneering medical staff, while demographers can analyse incidence of disease in Victorian and Edwardian London. It provides access to nearly 120,000 individual admission records between 1852 and 1914; and a collection of articles on the early history of the hospitals, pen-portraits of personalities who inhabited them and a gallery of images.

With thanks to Sheena Tait

Chris


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