Tuberculosis registers, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Paisley, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Tuberculosis Registers (including annual reports from the Western Regional Hospital Board, Renfrewshire & Bute Tuberculosis Dept - 1950s) 1940s-1980s
  • Tuberculosis Notifications Registers (classified in districts) 1960s-1970s
  • Chest Clinic visitors book 1954-1961
  • Index to the Tuberculosis Registers 1940s-1980s

The tuberculosis registers record date of notification, name of person notifying, the patient's name, their address, sex, age, marital status, occupation and a remarks section, which was often used to record the death date of the patient.

Administrative / Biographical History

The  Royal Alexandra Hospital in Paisley appears to have been established in 1788. In 1900 the hospital was rebuilt on a new site before joining the NHS when it was formed in 1948. In 1986, a new building was again opened on a new site in Paisley.


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Deposit : Royal Alexandra Hospital, Paisley : 2004

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Archivist's Note

Fonds level description compiled by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 16 September 2004.

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