Records of Elderslie Hospital, Johnstone, Renfrewshire, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Admissions register 1963

Administrative / Biographical History

Elderslie Hospital opened in  1893  as the Johnstone Cottage Hospital. It had just 16 beds and dealt with all cases except psychiatric and infectious dieseases. It joined the National Health Service in  1948  under the  Paisley & District Hospitals Board of Management. At the reorganisation of  1974  it was transferred to the Renfrew District of Argyll & Clyde Health Board. From  1958-1970  Elderslie Hospital functioned as a gynaecology unit and after  1970  it became a unit for children with severe learning difficulties.


Chronological within record series

Conditions Governing Access

Normal 75 year closure applies

Acquisition Information

Elderslie Hospital, Johnstone, Renfrewshire

Other Finding Aids

Descriptive list

Alternative Form Available

No known copies

Archivist's Note

Fonds level description compiled by Alistair Tough, Greater Glasgow NHS Board Archivist, 01 July 1998.

Conditions Governing Use

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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 AC21 Paisley and District Hospitals Board of Management; AC57 Renfrew District of Argyll and Clyde Health Board, Paisley; HB28 Western Regional Hospital Board, Glasgow.