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Annual report of the Royal Edinburgh Asylum for the insane. 1883

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Published by Printed at the Royal Edinburgh Asylum in Morningside .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Royal Edinburgh Asylum,
  • Psychiatric Hospitals

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsHarrison, George, Clouston, T. S., Mitchell, Arthur, Sibbald, John, Gray, Jim (Musician), Peter, A. E.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination76 pages :
    Number of Pages76
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26477712M

    The register covers patients admitted to an asylum in Scotland in this period as well as nearly patients in asylums on 1 January The original registers include the following information: Admission Number: unique to an individual carried through from the first to subsequent admissions and other records in the MC Series held by the. BOYD, ROBERT (d. ), writer on diseases of the insane, became a member of the Royal College of Surgeons in , and in the following year graduated M.D. in the university of Edinburgh. In he became a licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians, and in .

      The Royal Edinburgh Hospital opened in as the Royal Edinburgh Asylum with patients segregated into wealthy and pauper wings of the .   The annual report for Gartloch asylum gives some details about the admissions that year. 63 of them were re-admissions, 7 were aged over 70 and two over 85 years of age. They comment that because of their " frail and interfering ways (t)hey must be kept apart from the acute and excited cases.

    Beveridge A (b) Madness in Victorian Edinburgh: a study of patients admitted to the Royal Edinburgh Asylum under Thomas Clouston, –, Part II. History of Psychiatry 6(2): – Indeed, as late as the Commissioners felt compelled to point out, in their annual report, that the need for a Hospital for the Insane would not pass with the passing of the generation of ex-convicts. The Insane Persons Hospital Act, (22 Vict. No. 23) reconstituted the Commissioners and established a legislative framework for.


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Annual report of the Royal Edinburgh Asylum for the insane. 1883 by Royal Edinburgh Asylum Download PDF EPUB FB2

Annual report of the Royal Edinburgh Asylum for the insane: Royal Edinburgh Asylum; University of Glasgow (Psychiatric hospitals.) From the Wellcome Library’s digital collections. Wellcome Library is currently closed to the public. During the current COVID pandemic, Wellcome Collection is closed.

4, viii, 76 pages, 14 unnumbered leaves of plates: 22 cm Consists of plans of New Craig House, interior and exterior views of the asylum buildings, portraits of Andrew Duncan and his granddaughter, Elizabeth Bevan, the rules, directions and rates of board of the asylum, a list of the governors and officers, the report of the managers (P.H.

MacLaren), report of the charity committee of Pages: Get this from a library. Eighty-first annual report of the Royal Edinburgh Asylum for the insane: For the year [John Rankine; Alexander Crum Brown; T S Clouston; John Sibbald; Arthur Mitchell; John Fraser; James C Gray; A E Peter; Royal Edinburgh Asylum.].

An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. Ninetieth annual report of the Royal Edinburgh Asylum for the insane: For the year Item Preview Ninetieth annual report of the Royal Edinburgh Asylum for the insane: For the year by Royal Edinburgh.

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Royal Edinburgh Asylum. Date [] Ninety-fourth annual report of the Royal Edinburgh Asylum for the insane: For the year Royal Edinburgh Asylum. Pictures. New York State Institute: a group of boys with Down's syndrome, standing on some steps.

Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by page.

To provide an example, below are the details of the case of George Forrester (LHB7/51/49) who was admitted to the Royal Edinburgh Asylum at pm on 27th July George Forrester was a 42 year-old tailor, married and living at 5 West End Place, Edinburgh.

58 See David Skae, ‘Physician’s annual report ’, in Annual report of the Royal Edinburgh Asylum forMorningside, Royal Asylum Press,pp. [13]–34, on p. 30, where Skae concluded that, apart from its use in one or two cases of delirium tremens, chloroform had no curative role within asylum.

Would anybody know if patient records are available for the Royal Edinburgh Asylum covering the year David Dickson Way died there after suffering general paralysis for 2 years. He was a Chief Mate in the Merchant Services and I'm wondering if he may have had some sort of accident. Lindsay WL (–60) Report of physician; in annual report by the Directors of James Murray’s Royal Asylum 11th June, In: Medical Reports of the Murray Royal Institution, Perth.

63 Memorandum Book, 64 Patients Books, PH Photographs, cc general meetings usually include the Managers’ annual report to the Corporation.

29 Nov Royal Edinburgh Asylum for the Insane – Excerpts from Minutes of Managers’ Meetings. In Seventy-fourth Annual Report of the Royal Edinburgh Asylum for the Insane, pp. 9 – Royal Edinburgh Asylum: Morningside, Edinburgh. Clouston, T. Seventy-fourth annual report of the Royal Edinburgh Asylum for the insane.

Royal Edinburgh Asylum. Date [] Digital Images. Newspaper cuttings. Fifth annual report of the Argyll District Asylum for the Insane: Argyll District Asylum for the Insane. Date results. Page 1 of   Bethlem Royal Asylum Annual Report (), Hide, Gender and Class, Alex Robertson, “On the Use of Restraint in the Care of the Insane,” no.

(): Robertson, “On the Use of Restraint in the Care of the Insane,” Bethlem Royal Asylum Annual Report (), Abstract. In Thomas Clouston, Medical Superintendent of the Royal Edinburgh Asylum, found himself entranced reading back through the old case notes of the institution, remarking on the ‘strange biographies’, ‘false beliefs’ and ‘strange conduct’ of the patients.

1 These case histories prove equally captivating and illuminating for historians. 2 First-hand accounts of madness. The first letter “Letter 1” that seemed to of been written in was a very interesting letter.

This letter seems to be an plead to be able to leave the Royal Edinburgh Asylum from an inmate who believes themselves to be suffering from heart problems due to stress. As the patient states “I must leave here immediately or I will be driven.

You are in: Home > About Us > Our History > Royal Edinburgh Hospital History Top. CONTACT NHS LOTHIAN. Lothian NHS Board Waverleygate Waterloo Place Edinburgh EH1 3EG Main Switchboard: YOUR RIGHTS.

Compliments, Concerns & Complaints; Freedom of. Dr Thomas Clouston was the key figure in the development of Craighouse. He had been appointed as Physician Superintendent to the Royal Edinburgh Asylum in and in his first Annual Report commented on the state of the buildings: Aerial photograph taken by RCAHMS in of Old Craighouse (top right) and New Craighouse.

These Letters are all written from patients of the Royal Edinburgh Asylum from around the 's to s. Many letters are written to Dr Clouston the director of the asylum at the time.

Special thanks to Jordan Cummings for assistance in transcribing the letters, follow his blog at All letters are Courtesy of Lothian. Dr Thomas Clouston was the key figure in the development of Craighouse.

He had been appointed as Physician Superintendent to the Royal Edinburgh Asylum in and in his first Annual Report commented on the state of the buildings: Aerial photograph taken by RCAHMS in of Old Craighouse (top right) and New Craighouse.Text from Royal Commission Report “GLASGOW ROYAL ASYLUM; Resident Physician.—Dr.

Alexander McIntosh. I.—Object, Origin, History, and Date of Opening. This Asylum owes its origin to the late Robert McNair, Esq, of Belvidere, at one time a merchant in Glasgow, and afterwards for many years collector of customs at Leith.For the moment, the pages contain details of all licensed institutions operating when the report of the Royal Lunacy Commission was being prepared.

The commission visited each licensed institution in Scotland, and the appendices of the report contain accounts of each of their visits, the text of which is to be found in these pages.