Records of Thornhill Maternity Hospital, Johnstone, Renfrewshire, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Register of admissions and discharges 1950-1975

Administrative / Biographical History

Originally a 39 bed Renfrew County Council maternity hospital,  Thornhill Maternity Hospital opened in  1934 . It was transferred to the National Health Service in  1948  and was under the Board of Management for Paisley and District Hospitals until 1974 when it was placed in the Renfrew District of Argyll and Clyde Health Board. In  1970  it ceased to function as a maternity unit and began to admit respiratory, gynaecological and psycho-geriatric cases. Thornhill closed in  1986 .


Chronological within record class

Conditions Governing Access

Normal 30 year and 75 year closures apply

Acquisition Information


Other Finding Aids

Descriptive list

Alternative Form Available

No known copies

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 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.