Scope and Content

The bulk of these are the surviving papers of the Clerk to the Visiting Committee. They are filed in year order and relate, broadly, to the current business of the Visiting Committee. They include information on legal matters, audit, private patients' maintenance, contracts for patients from other authorities, correspondence with and circulars from the Commissioners in Lunacy and later the Board of Control, staff wages and provision, agendas and reports from the Mental Hospitals Association, draft Visiting Committee agendas, Workmen's Compensation Act cases, lands and buildings, Board of Control reports on visits to the hospital (also reproduced in the Visitors' Books) and other specific matters. The main items of interest for each year are noted
CLF1/4/23 onwards are stray files received since 1990 from various locations in the hospital

Related Material

See, for other land and buildings papers, CLF2/1 and CLF2/2; for Visitors' Books CLF1/5; for other files Modern Papers CLF1/10

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