Daily Archives: October 25, 2016


Life in Bristol Lunatic Asylum, Arthur Nichols’ letters 1884–1889

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Article by Dr Paul Tobia Arthur Nichols is an interesting character. He spent roughly five years at the asylum before being transferred to the Hanwell Asylum in London. The Bristol Lunatic Asylum’s notes on him as a patient, held at Bristol Records Office, include several letters from him to various friends and family, providing us […]

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