Photograph of staff of Tyntyla Isolation Hospital, Ystrad Rhondda, 1946. Includes staff names and job titles
Women's Archive of Wales/Archif Menywod Cymru: Tyntyla Isolation Hospital Staff, Ystrad Rhondda
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
In 1887 a small hospital was built at Tyntyla to accommodate patients with infectious diseases. Between 1897 and 1938 the hospital was gradually expanded. In 1948 with the introduction of the National Health Service the hospital was taken over by the Pontypridd and Rhondda Hospital Management Committee. By 1958 the hospital had 118 beds for the isolation and treatment of infectious diseases, tuberculosis and chest cases. The hospital closed in November 1991.
Order at time of deposit retained.
Deposited by Women's Archive of Wales, June 2009
Other Finding Aids
A detailed catalogue is available at the Glamorgan Record Office.
Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
Compiled by Harvey Thomas for the Glamorgan Archives, with reference to 'Grateful Thanks. A pictorial history of the hospitals of the Pontypridd & Rhondda area 1887-2002' by Rhodri John Powell.
All records which meet the collection policy of the Glamorgan Archives have been retained.
Accruals are possible.