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The History of the City Hospital Nottingham: A Talk On Its Origins by Paul Swift

Bonington House, High Street, Arnold, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG5 7DN
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The History of the City Hospital Nottingham: A Talk On Its Origins by Paul Swift

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Tuesday 15th May 2018 - Talk will begin at 7pm

The history of the City Hospital, from it's origins as the Bagthorpe Workhouse & Infirmary 

The City Hospital we know today began life as a workhouse almost in the centre of Nottingham on York Street, which was then outside the built-up area of the town.

First built in 1729 and extended in 1800; seeing through a number of Poor Law amendments, the most significant being in 1834 when supplementary relief was abolished and the workhouse test revived, meaning only those who entered a workhouse qualified for relief.

Demolished in 1895 to make way for the building of the London extension to the Manchester Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway, later renamed the Great Central Railway, and after an eight year period of temporary accommodation, it eventually reopened on the north side of the City on Wednesday 18th March, 1903 as the Bagthorpe Workhouse and Infirmary.

Paul Swift will chart the fascinating history of this our most familiar ‘Nottingham City Hospital. 

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Visitors can attend the talk at the cost of £3
If you wish to join the Arnold Local History Group you can do so also at the annual cost of £10 and entitles you to attend monthly meetings for £1, vote at the AGM and be eligible for election to the committee.

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