File 03 - Patient address books

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GB 3544 RHN-AD-02-03


Patient address books


  • 1944-1970 (Creation)

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3 volumes

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Alphabetical list of patient addresses, ordered by initial admission into hospital. Includes their last known address, address of friends/relatives, date of birth and religion. Patients listed by date of admission from 1890s to 1970. Third volume includes a typescript contact list of people to contact of various religious faiths and philosophies of life.

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CLOSED until 2054 in compliance with the UK Data Protection Act (2018) as it includes personal data of patient families and friends.

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