Lancaster in the 19th Century

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The Opening of Ripley Hospital, Lancaster - 3rd November 1864

"amid great public rejoicings."

Researched by Linda Moorhouse
Illustrated by Ben Moorhouse

72 pages of A4 - 44,153 words

Contents:

  • Introduction
  • First Communion Certificate
  • Confirmation Photograph 1906
  • The History of Ripley Hospital
  • Thomas Ripley
  • Events leading up to the building of Ripley Hospital
  • The Committee
  • Subscribers to the Ripley Hospital Procession Fund
  • A visit to Ripley's Hospital by the Rev. Charles Howe
  • The Opening of Ripley Hospital 3rd Nov 1864
  • Map & Ripley Hospital from the air
  • The Committee concludes it's work
  • Miscellaneous events
  • Floral, Musical and Athletic Festival at Springfield Park, Lancaster
  • Julia Ripley
  • The Funeral of the late Mrs Ripley
  • The Chapel
  • Old Pupil's First day
  • The War years by Mr P.E.W. Ford
  • The Transport Platoon of the Royal Fusiliers at Ripley Hospital in 1941
  • Appendix
  • Census 1871
  • Census 1881
  • Census 1891
  • Census 1901
  • Poem
  • Postcards of Ripley Hospital, Lancaster

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