A look back through time at the history of Burnley hospitals from workhouses and smallpox sanatoriums to maternity units
Historian Roger Frost delves into the Burnley Civic Trust archives to take a fascinating look back at the history of Burnley’s various different hospitals.
By Dominic Collis
Published 25th Nov 2022, 15:45 GMT
Workhouses, smallpox sanatoriums and maternity units with familiar names all feauture in this fascinating photo gallery.
9. Elim Methodist
The is the entrance to the 1870 Workhouse, which, in 1929, became the Burnley Municipal Hospital, later, the Burnley General. In this image, of c1900, members of Elim Methodist Church were gathering for a Field Day Photo: S