Hospitals by Dr Denise Amos



Ennis C Bosworth, Public Healthcare in Nottingham 1750-1911, University of Nottingham PhD thesis 1998.

Newark Hospital and Dispensary Annual Reports, 1886-1930 (3 volumes)


A list of books and articles on the history of hospitals in Nottinghamshire is available on the Nottinghamshire Bibliography Online.

Nottingham Date Book of Remarkable and Memorial events connected with Nottingham and its neighbourhood. Part I, 850-1749 and Part II, 1750-1884.

Ernest Ringrose, The History of the Newark Hospital 1840-1930.

Frank H Jacob, The History of the General Hospital, near Nottingham, Bristol, 1951

William Waugh, The development of orthopaedics in the Nottingham area, 1987

David J Hallam-Jones, The Firs Maternity Hospital, Nottingham, England. A short history, 2013

David Lowe and Paul Swift, The People’s Hospital, Nottingham City Hospital Centenary Publication, Nottingham City hospital NHS Trust, 2003.

The Children’s Hospital

R A Mitchell, Nottingham’s Hospitals, Civic Society, No 4

The Ladies’ Committee of the Women’s Hospital, Castlegate, hospital for women, 1880-1900, International history of nursing journal, Vol 2 No 4 Summer 1997

Nick Hayes, ‘Our hospitals? Voluntary provision, community and civic consciousness in Nottingham before the NHS’, Midland History Vol 37 No 1 Spring 2012.

Charles Hart, St Leonards – the history of England’s oldest charities, 1991, Hong Kong.

Robert F B Hodgkinson, St Leonard’s hospital, Newark, Transactions of the Thoroton Society XXXIV (1920)

G Y Hemingway, Newark Dispensaries and hospitals, 1977.

A short history of Newark Hospital by a member of staff, Ridge and Co, Newark, 1904.

W Page, Hospital of St Leonard, Newark, VCH Vol 2

David Lowe, Saxondale. Memories: personal history of a Nottinghamshire hospital 1902-1988, Notts health Authority 1988.

Hester Parr and Chris Philo, A forbidding fortress of locks, bars and padded cells: the locational history of mental health care in Nottingham. No 32 Historical Geography Research Series May 1996.

Terry Fry, Mapperley Hospital, Nottingham Civic Society, 1995 (97)

The Coppice Hospital parts 1 and 2, Nottingham Civic Society, September 1996 (101) and January 1997 (102)

St Ann’s Hospital, Nottingham Civic Society, September 1999 (110)

Cedars Convalescent Hospital, Sherwood, Nottingham Civic Society, January 2006 (129)

J P Sellars, Forest House Children’s Hospital, Nottingham Civic Society, September 1998 (107)