Medical case books and files

Scope and Content

Gives details of the progress of individual patients, later volumes may contain photographs of individual patients.

These volumes were originally labelled with an F or M number [ F2 - F95 and M2 - M104],. Where a patient had a history of recurring admissions to the asylum, reference to other admissions may be made by giving the volume letter and number.

There is no M103. Volumes F87 and M73 contain details of children only.

Female case books pre 1900 and some male case books are available to view online as part of the History to Herstory website

Access Information

Some records contain information of a sensitive, personal nature and may be subject to restricted access. Please ask a member of staff for more details.