Southlands – Workhouse and Hospital

A selection of photographs by courtesy of Maureen Hooper, Parish of Kingston Buci from the 1930’s and 40’s of Southlands some of which are included in the Rev. John White’s book  ‘Southlands Workhouse and Hospital.’ These are shown with a later collection of circa 1970’s photos taken by Paul Osborne, a porter at the hospital in his youth.


Southlands is featured in this 1962 8mm film made by Paul Plumb.  At 21 minutes in the programme takes a walk around the wards and departments of Southlands in its heyday: