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Morgannwg Hospital, Bridgend records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DHMOR

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Morgannwg Hospital, Bridgend records

Short Title: Morgannwg Hospital, Bridgend records

Creation date(s): 1864-1954

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (89 papers, 27 files, and 205 volumes)

Name of creator(s): Morgannwg Hospital, Bridgend


Administrative/Biographical history: The hospital was founded in 1864 as the Glamorgan County Lunatic Asylum, Bridgend. This establishment was known as Angelton after the setting up of a branch asylum at Parc Gwyllt in 1887. In 1922 the name of the hospital was changed to Glamorgan County Mental Hospital. After it became part of the National Health Service in July 1948, it was renamed Morgannwg Hospital, Angelton becoming Glanrhyd Hospital, and Parc Gwyllt becoming the Parc Hospital.


Scope and content/abstract: Morgannwg Hospital records including miscellaneous reports, 1947-1949; financial records, 1892-1954; salaries and account books, 1864-1950


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access: Items containing information on named individuals maybe restricted in accordance with the Data Protection Act and Glamorgan Archives policy.

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply

Finding aids: A full version of the catalogue can be searched online at


Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited at the Glamorgan Record Office by the Morgannwg Hospital Management Committee, 1971



Archivist's note: Compiled by David Morris for the ANW project. The following source was used for compilation: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids.

Rules or conventions: Description follows Archives Network Wales guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition; AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: July 2005

Hospitals | Wales | Bridgend

Personal names

Corporate names
Morgannwg Hospital

Bridgend (Wales)

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