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Old June 10th, 2012, 02:30 PM   #1
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From Shaw's Local Government Manual 1884
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Bethnal Green 1922 - after the asylum closed, this wing of it was dedicated as the Library.

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Which still stands today

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Great information and photographs! Thanks, Roy.

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Itinerant pork butcher Jacob Isenschmidt, who was sent to Grove Hall Asylum, Bow in September 1888. At the time, police harbored suspicions of him. This photo was twenty years later in Colney Hatch.
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In South London, Brixton and Tooting were s. licensed for certain specified cases only as described in the Report -

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Earl's Court House at Brompton for female patients. It was taken down in 1886 to erect Barkston Gardens. Site in present day Kensington

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Brook Green, Hammersmith appears a pleasant setting.
At Montague House "the patients are males, and of the quiet harmless class."
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Is the photo of Jacob Isenschmid ( Post 4 ) something previously unseen ?
I don't recall seeing that before...which leads me to ask, are there others ?

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Yes there are others Howie. Credit to Casebook member Lynn Cates for the Isenschmidt photo in post 4. He obtained asylum records which Chris Scott transcribed.

Link to Photos (here) on pages 1 and 4

Additional records and photos page 1 (here)

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Camberwell House was a large asylum which continued as a mental hospital until 1955. Three surviving buildings are Grade II Listed including the Southwark Register Office, where civil marriages are performed.
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