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Willowbrae House Maternity Home

 Fonds
Identifier: GD1-55

Scope and Contents

Framed certificate of registration of Willowbrae House as a Maternity Home by the City and Royal Burgh of Edinburgh, 1938

Dates

  • 1938

Language of Materials

English.

Conditions Governing Access

None

Biographical / Historical

Willowbrae House was registered with the City of Edinburgh Council as a Maternity Home by Miss Ethel Twiss in 1938. It first appears in the Edinburgh and Leith Post Office Directory under Miss Twiss's name in the 1942-1943 edition, but its last appearance is in the 1994-1945 volume. Prior to this period it was owned by Mr. John Twiss.

Extent

1 item, framed certificate

Arrangement

Chronological within record class

Other Finding Aids

Manual item-level descriptive list available

Custodial History

Unknown

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Anonymous, January 2001

Accruals

No further accessions are expected
Title
Willowbrae House Maternity Home
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Lothian Health Services Archive Repository

Contact:
Centre for Research Collections
Edinburgh University Library
George Square
Edinburgh EH8 9LJ Scotland
+44 (0)131 650 3392