Records of Birdston Hospital, Stirlingshire, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Registers 1900-1979
  • Plans of buildings and utilities 1960-1967

Administrative / Biographical History

Birdston Hospital opened in  1900  as  Lennox Joint Hospital, serving parts of Dunbartonshire and Stirlingshire. In  1948  it joined the National Health Service under the Board of Management for Dunbartonshire Hospitals. It was an Infectious Disease hospital and, from the 1940s, a tuberculosis hospital until  1960  when it was transferred to the Board of Management for Kirkintilloch and Kilsyth Hospitals, renamed Birdston and transformed into a geriatric unit of 47 beds. In  1974  Birdston was placed in the Northern District of the Greater Glasgow Health Board. Birdston was closed in  1992 .


Chronological within record class

Conditions Governing Access

Normal 30 year and 75 year closures apply

Acquisition Information

Lenzie Hospital, Lenzie, Kirkintilloch, East Dunbartonshire

Other Finding Aids

Descriptive list

Alternative Form Available

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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 0812 procedures

Custodial History

Records held within National Health Service prior to transfer


None expected

Related Material

GB 812 HB 28, Records of Western Regional Hospital Board, Glasgow and HB 32, Records of Glasgow Northern Hospitals Board of Management/District


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