LHB5 Royal Edinburgh Hospital for Sick Children

Muirfield Convalescent Home

Reference Code: GB239 LHB5
Title: Royal Edinburgh Hospital for Sick Children: Muirfield Convalescent Home
Dates of Creation of Material: 1897-1954
Level of Description: Sub-fonds
Extent and Medium of the Unit of Description: 1 shelf metre: papers
Name of creator(s): Muirfield Convalescent Home
Administrative History: The house and grounds at Muirfield, Gullane, were bequeathed to the Sick Children's Hospital by Miss Mary Jane Meikleham, and answered the hospital's need for a convalescent home for children over the age of two. The Home opened in 1909 with accommodation for 24 children as well as staff.
Scope and Content: convalescent home registers 1920-1954; Muirfield Convalescent Home I 1897-1933; Muirfield Convalescent Home II 1932-1952
Conditions Governing Access: Access is subject to the terms of the UK Data Protection Act 1998 and the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002
Language/Scripts of Material: English
Archivists' Notes: Compiled by Mike Barfoot and Jenny McDermott using existing handlists
Rules or Conventions: Description based on ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description International Council on Archives (2nd edition), 2000
Date(s) of Description: August 2002; updated June 2007, January 2011