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Rainhill Hospital
Rainhill, c1900
Credit: St Helens Local History & Archives (ref. MSE/16/51)
The hospital was known by a variety of names throughout its existence, initially as the Lancashire County Lunatic Asylum from 1851 to 1861, the County Lunatic Asylum, Rainhill from 1861 to 1923, the County Mental Hospital, Rainhill from 1923 to 1948, and later Rainhill Mental Hospital and finally Rainhill Hospital until its closure in 1991.
Item added : 10th May 2018
by St Helens Archive Service
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