"Craigleith Hospital Chronicle" 1915-1916 (incomplete run of issues)
Second Scottish General Hospital Craigleith
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Administrative / Biographical History
Craigleith Poorhouse was founded in 1868 and served the St Cuthbert's district of Edinburgh. It included an Infirmary for the care of sick paupers. In 1914 the Poorhouse was taken over as a military hospital and renamed the 2nd Scottish General Hospital, Craigleith. The "Craigleith Chronicle" served as the Hospital's wartime magazine. The Poorhouse returned to its former function in 1919, and in 1929 it became the Western General Hospital.
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Margaret Duncanson, Aberdeen, April 1979
Compiled by Mike Barfoot and Jenny McDermott using existing handlists
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