Halifaxpeople Blog 7
Stoney Royd Fever Hospital closed on this day in 1934.
In 1929, a report said that
This hospital admits cases of scarlet fever, diphtheria, enteric (or typhoid) fever, and other fevers from the Borough of Halifax and the surrounding districts. It has accommodation for 52 cases. In 1928, there were 638 cases admitted, of which 420 were scarlet fever, and 202 diphtheria
Over the road from Stoney Royd Cemetery stood the grounds of the Halifax Corporation Transport 'Goux' Yard.
On This Day 7th November
7th 1860 Greetland Church Consecrated
7th 1863 Meeting at Halifax Town Hall at which the Halifax, Huddersfield and Keighley Railway Company was formed
7th 1934 Stoney Royd fever hospital closed
7th 1962 Relief road planned between King Cross and New Bank
7th 1975 Opening of Halifax Piece Hall market
Ambler Thorn Tram
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