London Lives is a new resource that allows the public to search the records of Bridewell and Bethlem from 1689-1800.
Following investigation and subsequent reform in the early half of the nineteenth century (1815 and 1852), Bethlem Hospital increasingly became a very domestic environment.
A new resource, European Journeys, offers the opportunity to discover more about nineteenth-century doctors and their trips abroad.
With the rise of electricty in the late nighteenth century, many Bethlem patients reported hallucinations associated with the telephone.
With over 450 years of material, the Bethlem archives are enormous. A new blog series will showcase some of its history.