The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 15 (1937) > Issues > Issue 12 > New Westminster Hospital
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New Westminster Hospital

In 1715 four gentlemen met in a coffee house in Fleet Street to discuss the needs of the Westminster poor, and from this meeting Westminster Hospital came into being four years later. A house was taken in Petty France, so named because it, was a haven for Huguenot refugees in the sixteenth century, where a dozen in-patients could be accommodated and assistance rendered to others. R. Travers Morgan

Author(s): Morgan, R Travers

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