Tag Archives: Aberystwyth

Inspection and protection: the work of the School Medical Officer in Cardiganshire

The School Medical Service was established on 1 January 1908 as a requirement of the Education (Administrative Provisions) Act, 1907. Section 13 of the Act states that: The duty to provide for the medical inspection of children immediately before, or … Continue reading

Posted in Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire, Cataloguing projects, Medical Officer of Health, Second World War | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

‘You Can Join Too’: recruitment for the Civil Nursing Reserve

In the months building up to the Second World War the Ministry of Health was required to increase the number of beds available in civilian hospitals for anticipated casualties from air raids. The Central Emergency Committee for the Nursing Profession … Continue reading

Posted in Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire, Cataloguing projects, Medical Officer of Health, Second World War | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Aberystwyth: Official Guide and Souvenir

[From the introduction to the reprint] When I found an original copy of Aberystwyth, Official Guide and Souvenir in a bookshop in Macclesfield my first thought was to buy it and take it home to where it belonged. But more … Continue reading

Posted in Our favourite documents | Tagged , , | Leave a comment