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Details: Firs Maternity Home, Leigh

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Name

 

Present name

Firs Maternity Home 

Address

Firs Lane Leigh  

Foundation Year

1931 

Closed

Yes 

Closure year

1985 

Administrative authorities

Regional Hospital Board (1948-74)

Manchester 

Hospital Management Committee (1948-74)

Wigan and Leigh 

Regional Health Authority (1974-82)

North Western 

Regional Health Authority (1982- )

North Western 

District Health Authority (1974-82)

Wigan 

District Health Authority (1982- )

Wigan 

County (before 1974)

Lancashire 

County (1974-1996)

Lancashire 

County (after 1996)

Not applicable 

Status

Pre 1948

Local Authority

Post 1948

NHS

Type

Pre 1948

Maternity

Post 1948

Maternity

Other information

Opened in 1931 by Leigh Borough Council, succeeding Stone House Maternity Home, which had opened in 1927.

Records can be found at:

notes

  Wigan Archives Service

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1927 - 1933

   Admission & Discharge

1927 - 1933

Finding aids

Finding aids

Brief Guide(BG)

Location of finding aids

Details

WIHM: BG: 1981 UMIST survey of the North West.

 
 
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