Crewe Memorial Cottage Hospital was established by voluntary subscription in 1894. It was opened on the 7 August of the following year by the Marquis of Crewe. The site, in Victoria Avenue, was given by the London and North Western Railway Company.
This advert appeared in the Nursing Record, on Saturday 25 May 1895:
“WANTED, a MATRON for the Crewe Memorial Cottage Hospital, constructed for 20 beds. Duties to commence first week in July next. Apply, stating age, experience and salary required, with two recent testimonials, to Arthur G. Hill, Hon. Secretary, Bank Buildings, Market Street, Crewe”.
By 1925 it was called Crewe Memorial Hospital and in 1949 it became known as Crewe and District Memorial Hospital.
The hospital closed in 1974.
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