Institution Information - Mavisbank Asylum

Parish/County: Lasswade, Midlothian

Alternative Names: New Saughtonhall House; Mavisbank House

Location Map: Click here to see a historic map showing the institution.

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Notes: Mavisbank, or New Saughtonhall was purchased for use as a private asylum built to replace Saughtonhall Asylum. Click here to find out more about that institution.

Indexes: Click here to search the records we have indexed so far.

Locating Records for this institution

For people admitted to Scottish Mental Health institutions from 1 January 1858 a record usually survives in the ‘Notices of Admissions by the Superintendent of the Mental Institutions’ which are held by the National Records of Scotland. We are creating an index to these records and can assist you in searching the unindexed period. Search our index here or read more about the project here.

Records of inmates of this institution do not seem to have survived. If you learn of anything concerning the survival or whereabouts of these records, please contact us.

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