Tyne and Wear HER(7866): Dunston Lodge Lunatic Asylum - Details
Dunston Lodge Lunatic Asylum
Health and Welfare
Also known as Garbutt's Asylum (it was under the management of Cornelius Garbutt). In 1841 it housed 84 people. In 1851 it housed 157. In 1875 inmates from Bensham Lunatic Asylum were moved here.
D. Lumley, 1932, The Story of Gateshead Town - From the earliest age to the mid Victorian, p 124-125; William Whelan & Co, 1856, History, Topography and Directory of the County Palatine of Durham