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A chapel was built as part of the Queen Charlotte's Hospital, Marylebone Road, Hammersmith, and was opened in 1739. Many births and baptisms occurred within its walls during its operation. It was one of four lying-in hospitals established in Greater London in the mid-18th century. This hospital was principally intended for the "wives of poor industrious Tradesmen or distressed House-keepers" and the wives of soldiers and sailors. Queen Charlotte's Hospital admitted both single and married women. It was reorganised in 1809 and renamed in the honour of Queen Charlotte. It moved to Marylebone Road in 1813 and Goldhawke Road in 1940. Records are deposited in the LMA include patients' registers 1809-1949. For baptism registers 1881-1927 see the parish registers of St Mark, Old Marylebone Road held in the LMA.
London Metropolitan Archives. “Information Leaflet No 15, Records of Patients in London Hospitals.” (London: London Metropolitan Archives, 2000).
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