image for Talk item typeA Patient's Journey at West Yorkshire History Centre

Talk, Tue 4 Dec 2018, free entry

Nineteenth century image of Stanley Royd

Nineteenth century image of Stanley Royd


West Yorkshire History Centre


West Yorkshire History Centre,
127 Kirkgate,

Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 23 Nov Unlocking the mind conference day
Wed 28 Nov Wakefield Artwalk
Tue 4 Dec A Patient's Journey
Sat 8 Dec Festive Fun


The Stanley Royd Hospital collection has been recognised as internationally significant and inscribed to the UNESCO Memory of the World register. As part of the commemorations of the 200 years since the opening of the hospital as West Yorkshire Pauper Lunatic Asylum there will be an exhibition on display exploring some of the stories of the patients and staff. This talk will include a hands on look at the documents that recorded a patient’s journey through the Stanley Royd Hospital from admission to recovery.

Baby changing facilitiesDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for educational visitsPublic toiletsAccepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Tue 4 Dec 2018 11:00 to 12:00


Free entry

Booking required



See location of West Yorkshire History Centre on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 336206  Lat: 53.68112 Long: -1.49246

By Road:
Follow signs for Wakefield city centre.

By Public Transport:
Nearest train station: Wakefield Kirkgate Railway Station
Nearest bus station: Wakefield Bus Station

Parking: with charge


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups