Records of Glasgow University Lying-in Hospital and Dispensary, Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Minutes 1834-1878
  • Annual report 1836-1837

Administrative / Biographical History

The  Glasgow University Lying-in Hospital and Dispensary opened in  1834 . It was a voluntary institution, supported by subscriptions. In  1878  its funds and functions were transferred to the new Western Infirmary.


Chronological within record class

Conditions Governing Access

Normal 30 year and 75 year closures apply

Acquisition Information

Western Infirmary, Glasgow

Alternative Form Available

No known copies

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Alistair Tough, Greater Glasgow NHS Board Archivist, 23 July 1998.

Conditions Governing Use

Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the Archivist.

Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents.

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 812 procedures

Custodial History

Records held within National Health Service prior to transfer


None expected

Related Material

GB 812 HB 6 and HH 66, Records of Western Infirmary, Glasgow.

Geographical Names