In 1949, the nearby infectious diseases hospital became an annexe to the Institution, and by 1956 the two sites could house a total of 182 patients.In 1957, the combined establishment became known as Grenoside Hospital.From 1930, the site became Grenoside County Welfare Institution and provided accommodation for what were then termed "mental defectives" .It was due to be closed in 1940, but with the onset of the Second World War was kept open with 44 beds.
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution and the Coastguard patrol the coast but common sense should always be used.Places to visit The Coastline around the UK stretches for some 6,000 miles - a coast of contrasts as the scenery changes from Estuaries, Shingle beaches, Salt Marshes, Sand Dunes, Rugged Cliffs, Sandy Beaches and Rocky Shores to Industrial Harbours and Oil Refineries.The Flat Green pastures of the Severn Estuary do not inspire the awe of the rocky Cornish coast or the majestic Scottish Islands or indeed the feelings of Englishness at seeing the White Cliffs of Dover but has much beauty nevertheless.It was strongly recommended that a completely new and modern institution be be built.
A plan of the site made in 1930 shows, in addition to the buildings, an extensive kitchen garden, a greenhouse, cold frames, and piggeries. In fact, the old buildings continued in use for another half a century.[Up to 1834] [After 1834] [Staff] [Inmates] [Records] [Bibliography] [Links] A parliamentary report of 1777 recorded local workhouses in operation at Wortley (for up to 35 inmates), Bradfield (60), and Ecclesfield (60). The building, which was known as Feoffees Hall, was later a school, then after 1894 housed the Parish Council offices, finally being used as British Legion premises until its demolition in around 1968. Eden, in his 1797 survey of the poor in England, reported of Ecclesfield that: The Poor are farmed.