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Behind the wall: The life and times of Winterton Hospital
Adam Lamb and Jack Turton
Durham County Council/County Durham Books (2nd edition, 2009)
20.7 x 14.8 x 1 cm
Winterton Hospital near Sedgefield in County Durham, formerly Durham County Mental Hospital and then Durham County Asylum, played an important role in the delivery of health care in County Durham for almost 140 years.
This book provides a rare insight into the unique community which formed within the hospital walls. Fully illustrated, it provides useful background for anyone researching ancestors who were patients or carers at the hospital.
Durham County Record Office holds the Winterton Hospital archives.
This book is now out of print but you can buy a facsimile colour version from us in pdf format. You will receive an email link to download a copy from a free file-share service.