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St Bartholomew's Hospital Archives

St Bartholomew's Hospital archives possesses one of the finest collections of hospital records in Britain, and the oldest record of the hospital dates from 1137. The archives also hold the records of other related hospitals, institutions, organisations and individuals. The vast majority of this material is available for research.

Searching the archives

View the online catalogue for the collections of the St Bartholomew’s Hospital Archives and Museum here.

Visiting the archives

The archives are open to researchers by appointment only, Monday to Friday, 9.30am-5pm (closed over Christmas and New Year, Easter and public holidays). There is no charge to visit the archives.

Please email, or telephone 020 346 55798 to make an appointment. (Please note, no appointment is necessary to visit the Museum.) 

The archivist is pleased to help and advise researchers, and may also undertake limited research on their behalf. This research service is undertaken at the discretion of the archivist.


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