Minutes of the Ladies' Committee [probably of the Throne Hospital, Belfast]:


Bound, typed minute book which lists of those present at committee meetings and contains financial statements, notes on fundraising activities and appeals for voluntary workers. For example, a tribute to the work of the Ladies' Committee noted, 'the limitations of Hospital was always a great privilege to turn to the Ladies['] Committee who were always ready and willing to give support. ...The work accomplished by the Committee was a great encouragement to other groups of women. We owe a great debt of gratitude to the Committee and are very conscious of the help given', 7 February 1969.

AccessBy prior appointment, some restrictions may apply.

Useful publications are R.S.J. Clarke, The Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast: A History, 1797-1997 (Belfast, 1997) and Peggy Donaldson, Yes Matron - A History of Nurses and Nursing at the Royal Victoria Hospital (Belfast, 1988).

Repository NameRoyal Victoria Hospital, Belfast
AddressPublic Record Office of Northern Ireland 2 Titanic Boulevard Titanic Quarter Belfast
UK Postal CodeBT3 9HQ
Telephone+44 28-9053-4800
Repository Web Address
CommentStaff of the Women's History Project constructed an outline list of the material held in this repository. Due to time constraints not all items in this repository were examined individually. The records of the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, are now held in PRONI.