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Whittingham Asylum.

Started by: soreen (75)

Hi, Chasing Thomas Addison who died in Whittingham Asylum .Think date is 11th.January 1899.Found him on Wigan World deaths with his wife Jane.
Where was it?

Started: 4th Jun 2020 at 19:38

Posted by: geraldine long (91)

Whittingham psychiatric hospital was in Preston.

Replied: 4th Jun 2020 at 21:48

Posted by: priscus (8272)

If you can find it, (if it is still there) one of those urban explorer groups had entered the closed-down site and posted video of it on You tube. It might have been 48 Days, but I am not sure, as there are a number of such groups'

There is a lot of stuff online about the place, have a Google.

Replied: 5th Jun 2020 at 19:11

Posted by: stevemul (410)

Quite a lot of patient records are available at Preston Records Office . I did an online search on
lancashire.gov.uk archives for an ancestor who also died there , then went to records office and got copies from the actual records.

Replied: 17th Jun 2020 at 18:58

 

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