Broadmoor Revealed: Victorian Crime and the Lunatic Asylum

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The Berkshire Record Office looks after the historic archives of Broadmoor Hospital. Thanks to generous grants from The Wellcome Trust these archives are now available for research, subject to access restrictions. The archives tell the history of this unique institution.

There are many individual patient histories within the archive, and the pages below tell some of these.

Escape from Broadmoor: Part One
Escape from Broadmoor: Part Two
Broadmoor Babies
Edward Oxford
Richard Dadd
Christiana Edmunds
William Chester Minor
Henry Dodwell
Display Cases
Images of Broadmoor

About mallerstang

Member of the Guild of One Name Studies researching the name CUMPSTON and its variants. You can see my website at I have a new study of the name LAXEN with its own blog at and a further research blog which is not registered as a one name study of KNAGGS of Flamborough
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