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Coton Hill Golf Club, Stafford. (1893 - 1900s)

Dr. R W Hewson, mentioned in the results below, was promoted to Medical Superintendent at Coton Hill Institute in 1884.

From "Golf" 13 January 1893 - Result of the competition for the medal presented by Dr. R W Hewson played on 2 January; H Horton, 59-7-52; W Noon, 65-3-62; Dr. R W Hewson, 64 scratch; L H Histon, 61-3-58; E Harris, 72-10-62. 

Competition result from January 1895.

 

Coton Hill Golf Club, Stafford. Competition result from January 1895.

"Golf" Friday 1 February 1895. Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

 

Below is the result of the April 1896 monthly medal.

 

Coton Hill Golf Club, Stafford. Result of the April 1896 monthly medal.

From the Staffordshire Chronicle Saturday 11 April 1896. Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

 

During the early 1900s the Coton Hill Institution for the Insane had a 9-hole golf course in the grounds of the hospital, which was set up for the private treatment of middle and upper class patients.

 

Coton Hill Golf Club, Stafford. Postcard showing the Coton Hill Asylum.

Coton Hill Asylum.

 

The O.S. map below shows the Coton Hill Mental Hospital at the time of WW1. On the opposite side of the road, to the south east, the now defunct Kingston Hill golf course is clearly marked.

 

Coton Hill Golf Club, Stafford. O.S. Map from the time of WW1 showing Coton Hill Mental Hospital..

O.S. Map Revised 1912 to 1922; © Crown Copyright {year of publication 1925}.