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An Abstract of the Commission for Greenwich Hospital for Seamen

An Abstract of the Commission for Greenwich Hospital for Seamen

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Published by Printed by Charles Bill and the executrix of Thomas Newcomb deceas"d ... in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Royal Hospital for Seamen at Greenwich

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe commission for Greenwich Hospital for Seamen
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 1:30
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[1], 4 p
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18040295M

      The Seamen's Hospital Society: a progenitor of the tropical institutions. Postgrad Med J ; – See also Bold J. The Buildings of the Seamen's Hospital Society. Greenwich: an architectural history of the Royal Hospital for Seamen and the Queen's House. London: Yale University Press, –Cited by: 6. Full text of "A description of the Royal Hospital for Seamen, at Greenwich [electronic resource]" See other formats A DESCEIPTION OP THE ROYAL HOSPITAL FOR SEAMEN, AT GREENWICH. " They that go down to the sea in ships see the works of the Lord, and his wonders in the deep." Psalm cvii. ENTERED AT STATIONERS* HALL.

    Buy Greenwich: An Architectural History of the Royal Hospital for Seamen and the Queen's House (The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art) First Edition by Bold, John (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1).   Royal Hospital Greenwich was the naval equivalent of the more famous Chelsea Hospital for army veterans. It was a retirement home for ‘seamen worn out or become decrepit by age and infirmities in the service of their country’. Among them were at least 93 men who fought at Trafalgar. Most of the veterans associated with [ ].

      The Seamen’s Hospital Society, which was to become a great Victorian charity, with the object of caring for both the physical and spiritual health of seafarers (most merchant seamen) in the Port of London, was founded at a meeting on 8 March However, it is not widely known that it had a temporary predecessor— The Committee for the Relief of Distressed (Destitute) by: 1. The Royal Greenwich Hospital; Founded in as a home for pensioned seamen, the Royal Greenwich Hospital admitted its first pensioners in As well as admitting a fixed number of in-pensioners, who lived in the hospital, from small out-pensions were paid to large numbers of applicants who had served in either the Navy or Marines.


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An Abstract of the Commission for Greenwich Hospital for Seamen Published: () An historical account of the Royal Hospital for Seamen at Greenwich M, DCC, LXXXIX. by: Cooke, John,et al. Published: (). Greenwich Hospital was a permanent home for retired sailors of the Royal Navy, which operated from to Its buildings were later used by the Royal Naval College, Greenwich and the University of Greenwich, and are now known as the Old Royal Naval word "hospital" was used in its original sense of a place providing hospitality for those in need of it, and did not refer to.

An Abstract of the Commission for Greenwich Hospital for Seamen Published: () Articles and instructions for the better government of His Majesty's Royal Hospital for Seamen at Greenwich appointed and established at a general court of the governors and commissioners of the said hospital, held at the Admiralty-Office, the eighteenth day of.

The National Maritime Museum has inherited and exhibits many objects from the old Greenwich Hospital. One of these, a ceramic jug, has a ballad, ' The Greenwich Pensioner' printed on its sides. This popular song sums up the career and attitude of a typical inhabitant of Greenwich Hospital.

In the final verse the pensioner sings: Yet still I am. Greenwich: An Architectural History of the Royal Hospital for Seamen and the Queen's House [Bold, John, Guillery, Peter, Pattison, Paul, Robey, Ann] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Greenwich: An Architectural History of the Royal Hospital for Seamen and the Queen's HouseCited by: 4.

Current activities. The Dreadnought Seamen's Hospital continues to the present day under the NHS as the 'Dreadnought Unit' at St Thomas's Hospital and the dedicated Hospital for Tropical Diseases, part of the University College Hospitals London NHS Trust.

The society currently part-funds the Seafarers' Advice and Information Line, a national advice service operated by the Greenwich Citizens. The plates show: 'A Perspective View of the Royal Hospital for Seamen at Greenwich, taken from the River Thames' (folding frontis.); 'Elevation of the East front of the Infirmary' (facing p.

); 'Elevation of the East front of the Boys School and Dormitory' (facing p. ); 'A View of the Ancient Royal Palace, call'd Placentia, in East. The former Royal Hospital for Seamen, the Queen's House, and Greenwich Park -- one of the most highly prized ensembles in European architecture and landscape -- today comprise the centerpiece of the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site.5/5.

When the buildings above described were appropriated for the purposes of a Naval College, this infirmary was assigned by the Government to that excellent institution, the Seamen's Hospital Society, whose hospital ship, the Dreadnought, moored off Greenwich, was for years so familiar to all passengers on the Thames.

The infirmary was opened in. An historical account of the Royal Hospital for Seamen at Greenwich: M,DCC,LXXXIX by Cooke, John, GENERIC RAW BOOK TAR download.

download 1 file. KINDLE download. download 1 file. PDF download. download 1 file. SINGLE PAGE PROCESSED. The Hospital had a huge staff and its own bakery and brewery. The Board of Directors oversaw a ‘civil’ and ‘military’ side. In the Directors were replaced by a board of five Commissioners responsible directly to the Admiralty.

The Royal Hospital for Seamen was the great project of Queen Mary II. She started it soon after becoming Queen in but, by the end ofshe had died of smallpox, aged just Mary's husband, William III, had so far showed little interest in the Hospital, but immediately back-dated the founding charter to 25 October - in both their.

It shall be lawful for Her Majesty in Council from time to time, by Order in Council, to appoint such pensions as seem fit to officers, [F4 warrant officers] non-commissioned officers, and men of the Royal Navy and marines, and seamen of the merchant service for the time being entitled to the benefits of Greenwich Hospital, to be enjoyed by.

The former Royal Hospital for Seamen, the Queen's House, and Greenwich Park - one of the most highly prized ensembles in European architecture and landscape - today comprise the centrepiece of the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site. This illustrated book, based on detailed documentary work and site survey by the Royal Commission of the Historical Monuments of England, is the first to.

A description of the Royal Hospital for Seamen, at Greenwich; with a short account of the present establishment of officers, pensioners, With a list of the directors. [John Cooke] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the. In January the Hospital School was amalgamated with the Asylum, under Greenwich Hospital direction, to become the 'upper and lower schools of Greenwich Hospital'.

In it was officially renamed the Greenwich Royal Hospital School and, as the Royal Hospital School, moved to its present site at Holbrook, Suffolk, in an ex-sailor (or ex-Royal Marine) living in Royal Hospital Greenwich would be known as an "in-Pensioner." Those persons who were in receipt of a pension, but lived elsewhere, were known as "out-pensioners".

If you have an ancestor whose occupation is "Greenwich Pensioner" in the census, and he is living with his family, he will be an out-Pensioner.

The former Royal Hospital for Seamen, the Queen's House and Greenwich Park - one of the most highly prized ensembles in European architecture and landscape - today comprises the centrepiece of the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site.

This beautifully illustrated. The Seamen's Hospital at Greenwich. is a point of interest on the fourth walk, 'Tall Ships and Tropical Diseases: Medicine and the British Empire in Greenwich'.

Follow us on Twitter: http. An historical account of the Royal Hospital for Seamen at Greenwich is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and expeditions, cooking and nutrition, medicine, and other a publisher we focus on the preservation of historical works of.

The Dreadnought was originally a hulk moored in the Thames at Greenwich as a hospital for seamen. It was run by the Seamen's Hospital Society, and I wanted to look through the register collection because this was where one of my grandmother's sisters, Hester, trained as a nurse and died of cardiac arrest injust 26 years old, during an.Free Profile Report for Greenwich Hospital (Greenwich, CT).

The American Hospital Directory provides operational data, financial information, utilization statistics and other benchmarks for acute care on: 5 Perryridge Road, Greenwich,CT.