Papers of the Friends of Sealyham Hospital Comforts Society

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers of the Friends of Sealyham Hospital Comforts Society, 1948-1966, including minutes, 1948-1966; correspondence and balance sheets, 1957-1966.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sealyham mansion, St Dogwells, Pembrokeshire, became a tuberculosis hospital 1923, funded by the King Edward VII Welsh National Memorial Association for the treatment of Tuberculosis. The Friends of Sealyham Hospital Comforts Society (otherwise Friends of Sealyham Hospital, or Friends of Sealyham Comforts Society) was active until Sealyham Hospital closed in 1966, providing recreational materials and funds for the patients. Its Secretary was Mrs Morgan of Ambleston.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by the Rev. T. Morgan, The Vicarage, Ambleston, 1972.

Note

Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Pembrokeshire Record Office, Papers of the Friends of Sealyham Hospital Comforts Society, catalogue; Jones, Francis, Historic Houses of Pembrokeshire and their Families (Newport, Pembrokeshire, 1996).

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Pembrokeshire Record Office.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained

Accruals

Accruals are not expected

Related Material

Further records are Pembrokeshire Record Office, HDX/883. Records of Sealyham Hospital are in T/HOS.