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Records of Crichton Royal Hospital
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About this work


Material relating to sports clubs at Crichton Royal Hospital and sporting events held at the hospital, comprising administrative material, minutes, score books and programmes, for Badminton, Cricket, Golf and Football.



Physical description

3 boxes

Biographical note

Sports activities formed a large part of recreational life at Crichton Royal Hospital for both staff and patients. Some of the early sporting activities in the nineteenth century included bowling, croquet, cricket, tennis and football and in later years also included swimming, squash, gymnastics, curling and hockey. Patients were encouraged to engage in sports and staff members formed various sporting clubs and were involved in fixtures against other teams.

Related material

C. R. I. Scrapbook, DGH1/6/17/1; Hospital Magazines, DGH1/7/1; Crichton Royal Club, DGH1/7/5; Photographic Material, DGH1/8.

Copyright note

Enquiries for reproduction for commercial purposes should be directed to the Archivist, Dumfries and Galloway Archives and Local Studies

Terms of use

The papers are available at Dumfries and Galloway Archives subject to conditions of UK Data Protection Act 1998, Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 and NHS Records Management Code of Practice 2012. Subject to these restrictions, this material is being digitised by the University of Glasgow as part of a Wellcome Trust funded project. Material that is digitised will be accessed freely online through the Wellcome Library catalogue.


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