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Northern General

Hospital

Ferry Road, Edinburgh

Around 1990?

Northern General Hospital Staff  -  Outside the Cafe, beside the Gate
  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Callum Hind, Crewe Toll, Edinburgh

 

Northern General Hospital

History of the Hospital Site

The Northern General Hospital was on the north side of Ferry Road, between Crewe Toll and Goldenacre.  It closed probably in the mid-1990s. **

I took some photos of the hospital being demolished in 1996.  A Safeway supermarket was built on the site. 

This later became a Morrisons Supermarket.

**  See also 'Reply 1' below

Photos

Thank you to Callum Hind for allowing me to reproduce the photograph above taken at the Northern General Hospital, possibly around 1990.  This is one of a collection of Northern General photos that were found by Callum Hind, in July 2011, at the Western General Hospital.

Below are are more photos from the same collection.  If you recognise any of the poeple in these photos, or can suggest who might have taken them, please email me.    Thank you.

Noprthern General Hospital Ward 

Ward

Northern General Hospital Staff  -  At the Gate

At the Gate

Northern General Hospital Staff  -  Ward 4

Ward 4 sign

Acknowledgement:  Callum Hind, Crewe Toll, Edinburgh:  July 3+7, 2011

 

Reply

1.

Susan McIntyre

Edinburgh

Thank you to Susan McIntyre who wrote:

Closure of Northern General Hospital

"The Northern General Hospital finally closed in November 1996. Wards 1,2,3 4 and 6 had closed by then, leaving just Ward 5 (geriatrics).

9/10th of the site was sold to Safeway. The remainder became the site of Ferryfield House for NHS continuing care patients."

Susan McIntyre, Edinburgh:  February 3, 2012

 

Reply

2.

Sarah Rule

Edinburgh

Thank you to Sarah Rule who wrote:

Two Doctors

    Northern General Hospital Staff  -  Outside the Cafe, beside the Gate

"The lady on the left in the photo at the top of his page was Nurse Catriona.

The lady on the right was a Doctor, but I don't know her name

This photo must have been taken around 1990-19.  I worked there then.  I have good memories of working there."

Sarah Rule:  May 10 + 12, 2015

 

Northern General Hospital

 Around Edinburgh

 

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Photographs and Other Images  -  These include portraits of photographers  -  photographic outings -  Princes Street views  -  Newhaven Fishwives  -  etc.  Early Photography in Edinburgh  -  Talbot, Brewster, Hill & Adamson, Early Professional Photographers in Princes Street, etc.  Professional Photographers in Edinburgh  -  1840 to 1940  -  Their names, dates of business and studio addresses.  The Photographic Society of Scotland  -  1856 to 1873  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, etc.  The History of Edinburgh Photographic Society  -  1861 to date  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, Poems, etc.  EPS Publications - EPS Handwritten Records  -  Photographic Journals  -  Trade Directories  -  Books  -  etc.  Thanks to all who have encouraged and supported me in creating the EdinPhoto web site  -  including descendants of photographers  -  researchers  -  providers of photographs and other material  Background notes on the research thal led up to the creation of this site  -   together with lists of new material added to the site since its launch.  Brief comments on how this site might be used  -  Just browsing?  -  Seeking specific information?  Please add your questions, suggestions or other comments to the Guest Book.  Links to other web sites  -  Photographic Societies  -  Photographic History  -  Family History  -  etc.  Click here to find the link to the Edinburgh Photogrpahic Society web site.

 

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