This collection comprises an ms register of antenatal records, compiled by Miss D. S. Aulton (11 June 1945-26 April 1946), detailing the name, address, pregnancy history, current condition and pelvic measurements of each expectant mother that she attended as a midwife in Birmingham, together with a book of completed midwives forms for sending for medical aid (26 January 1969-31 August 1970), recording the personal information of women she came across experiencing complications during childbirth during her time practicing as a midwife in Nottingham, including the stage of labour and particulars of why the doctor was needed, also accompanied by a midwives drugs book (26 September 1956-9 May 1960), concerning the administration of drugs to her patients.
Papers of Miss D. S. Aulton
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- ReferenceGB 1538 RCMS/45
- Dates of Creation1944-1970
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description3 bound volumes
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Miss D. S. Aulton (fl. 1930-1980) was a midwife who practiced in Birmingham and then Nottingham during the middle of the twentieth century.
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There is no record of the date or source of acquisition before the collection was deposited at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in May 2011.
Catalogued by Clare Sexton, Project Archivist in accordance with ISAD(G).
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This collection was originally deposited at the Royal College of Midwives. It is now held under the terms of a service level collection care agreement at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.