Papers of Dorothea Mackrell, 1944-1970

Scope and Content

Papers relating to the training and career of Dorothea Mackrell (nee Gambrill) as a midwife, including case books submitted for the Central Midwives Board examination (1944-1945), case registers kept by her as midwife at St Monica's Nursing Home, Parkstone, Bournemouth (1946-1947) and as District Midwife, Hythe District, Hampshire (1946-1951, 1956-1970), certificates issued by the Central Midwives Board (1945), General Lying-In Hospital, Lambeth (1945) and Croydon General Hospital (1944), memoranda from Hampshire County Medical Officer, refresher course certificates issued by the Royal College of Midwives (1959 and 1964), and an album of photographs of babies delivered by her in Totton, Hampshire (1956-1967) presented to her by the mothers of Totton.

Conditions Governing Access

Case books restricted for 100 years due to patient data.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright of the estate of Dorothea Mackrell.

Custodial History

Donated to the RCM Archive by the daughter of Dorothea Mackrell in February 2014