Report of the City of Glasgow Fever Hospital, from 1st May, 1869 to 30th April, 1870

by Russell, James Burn in Glasgow

Written in English
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  • Ruchill Fever Hospital (Glasgow, Scotland),
  • Hospitals,
  • Smallpox,
  • Communicable diseases

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ContributionsUniversity of Glasgow. Library
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v.
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Open LibraryOL26259628M

  The original Church of Scotland 'old parochial records' for Glasgow, and digital images of them, are available at the Glasgow City Archives, Mitchell Library, in Glasgow.. The records are also available on microfilm at the Family History Library (FHL) in Salt Lake City. Here are the pre records that exist for this parish, with their film number. BY JOHN BROWNLEE, M.A., M.D., (Cdasg.), D.P.H. (Camb.), Physician-Superintendent City of Glasgow Fever Hospitals. IN my annual report two years ago I made a short note on the age-incidence of scarlet fever in the different seasons of the year, referring specially to the alteration in such incidence as might be produced by the holiday period. Port of Glasgow Passenger Lists. Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland and the third largest in the United Kingdom. It is situated on the River Clyde in the country's West Central Lowlands. From the 18th century the city also grew as one of Great Britain's main hubs of transatlantic trade with North America and the West Indies. 19th century Glasgow was an overcrowded city containing some of the worst housing conditions in the UK. Conditions were ripe for epidemics of infectious diseases and they came in waves causing high mortality particularly among the young.

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This banner text can have markup. When Glasgow Town Council opened the Parliamentary Road Fever Hospital inmore beds had still been required and in the Autumn ofBelvidere House and its 33 acre estate were purchased to provide a site for the new fever hospital. The first wooden pavilion was occupied on 19 December the same year, and by March there was space.

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Minutes of the Meeting of the Glasgow Parochial Board held on 4 June The Improvements Board asked the Parochial Board to acquire more premises for use as a fever hospital.

Minutes of the Meeting of the Glasgow Parochial Board held on 25 Junep. It was reported that the old fever hospital would be opened in the following week. Glasgow City Archives, Glasgow, United Kingdom.

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