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Welcome to HHARP, the home of 19th century children’s hospital records

HHARP has been updated! We have recently added more records for the Great Ormond Street Hospital. HHARP now provides access to 140,213 admission records to four children’s hospitals: three in London, the Great Ormond Street Hospital, the Evelina and the Alexandra Hip Hospital for Children, and one from the Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow. Between them the databases cover a period from 1852 to 1921. Medical historians and demographers will find HHARP an invaluable tool in the study of the early development of paediatric medicine. Family historians and local historians will find a treasure trove of information on Victorian families and healthcare in Victorian and Edwardian London and Glasgow.

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  • Annie Kerzia EastlandAnnie Kerzia Eastland: patient from November 1870-June 1871

    Annie Kerzia Eastland came to the Hospital for Sick Children on 21 November 1870, with necrosis of the tibia. She was nine years old. She stayed at the Hospital for over six months, and discharged ‘relieved'. Within a couple of months Annie was back, with the same diagnosis. In September, she went to Cromwell House, where she stayed for one month, and left improved. She did not return to Hospital, but her future was short, and Annie died at home in June 1873. Click here to learn more about Annie.