BetaThis search tool is in development. Find out more.

Darenth Asylum and Schools, Dartford, Kent: staff, pupils and buildings. Album of photographs, 1902, and other documents.

Minns, Emma.

About this work


The photographs show dormitories, groups of children, nursing staff, individual persons, amateur theatricals etc. Together with 8 loose photographs showing buildings, a dormitory, individuals, the institution's cricket team The institution had various names: Darenth Asylum and Schools (1878-1913), Darenth Industrial Colony (1913-1920), Darenth Training Colony (1920-1937), Darenth Park Mental Handicap Hospital (-1981), Darenth Park Hospital (1981-1989)


[England?], [1918?]

Physical description

1 photograph album (45 photographs) : Letters, testimonials, printed programmes etc. photoprints ; sheets 5.2 x 7.7 cm



Wellcome Library no. 590198i

Creator/production credits

Partly compiled by, and partly presented to Miss Emma Minns, Head Attendant of the Schools, before she left to move to take up the appointment of head nurse at Tooting Bec Hospital


  • English

Permanent link

We’re improving the information on this page. Find out more.