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Maesteg General Hospital records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DHMA

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Maesteg General Hospital records

Short Title: Maesteg General Hospital records

Creation date(s): 1921-1986

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.24 cubic metres (31 volumes and 11 booklets)

Name of creator(s): Maesteg General Hospital


Administrative/Biographical history: Maesteg General Hospital opened during the First World War with the purpose of accommodating convalescent wounded servicemen. After the war it continued as a general hospital and maternity home. It was funded by local subscriptions, in particular by deductions taken from the wages of local mineworkers. The National Health Service took over the running of the hospital in 1948.


Scope and content/abstract: Records relating to Maesteg General Hospital including admission registers, 1937-1967; out-patient department registers, 1951-1965; registers of operations, 1943-1980; records relating to Maesteg Urban District Council maternity home registers of births, 1921-1947; registers of expectant mothers, 1947-1952; maternity registers, 1956-1986; registers of cases, 1946-1954


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 Business Manager of the Bridgend and District NHS Trust, 1995



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 | Maesteg

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Maesteg General Hospital

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