Handel Cossham Memorial Hospital, Lodge Road, Fishponds, Bristol

Handel Cossham Memorial Hospital, Lodge Road, Fishponds, Bristol
Photograph taken Saturday, February 02, 2001 © Mr Cyril N. Chapman LRPS. Source Historic England Archive ref: 379950

Cossham Hospital was built in 1905. It is a memorial to the late Handel Cossham. He was a former MP for Bristol and Mayor of Bath who died in 1890. He owned several coal mines. He left instructions for his money to be used for the building of a hospital for the working people of East Bristol and South Gloucestershire. They were largely miner's families.

Location

Bristol Bristol

Period

Edwardian (1902 - 1913)

Tags

hospital health medicine benefactor Edwardian (1902 - 1913)