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Perivale Maternity Hospital records?

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Kathleen Report 20 May 2013 12:31

Can anyone tell me how to access birth records for Perivale Hospital London. I am trying to find records for stillbirths/miscarriages circa 1946-1952. I have been told that perhaps some records have been destroyed but wonder if there may be copies in some county ,national or NHS archive somewhere. I would appreciate if anyone can help.


Muffyxx Report 20 May 2013 12:45

Can't see anything obvious..but there's a contact name and number of the Borough archivist and local history librarian on this page...might be worth a shot contacting him?


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 20 May 2013 12:55

There is a still birth register which can be accessed on application by siblings - GRO perhaps, or the local Registry?
It's possible that many still births weren't registered considering the attitude at the time.

Found this as a search result

Not sure if you'll ever find details of miscarriages - that presumes a non viable feotus. Miscarriages would be recorded in the patients notes - for your period of interest, the mother could still be living and covered by patient confidentiallity and/or the 100 year rule