Hook Norton Madhouse

Undated drawing of 'Hook Norton Asylum'A Private asylum run by Henry Tilsley and (after 1843) Richard Mallam.

See also:

  • The private licensed houses at Hook Norton and Witney : provisions for the insane and incidence of insanity in Oxfordshire by William Llywelyn Parry-Jones (London: Routledge and Kegan Paul; Toronto: University of Toronto Press, c1972 - available at Oxfordshire History Centre)

Records of Hook Norton

There are no records at Oxfordshire Health Archives.

Oxfordshire History Centre has records 1828-1888 [references: QSL III/1-2, QSL V/1-4, QSL VI/1-3, QSL VII/1-6, QSL VIII/1-2, QSL IX/1].

Hook Norton Madhouse is featured in this Tale from the Archives:

Treating the patients: creosote, laxatives and galoshes

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