Case register of K. B. Atkins

Scope and Content

Ms register of cases, completed by K. B. Atkins (2 May 1907-3 October 1910), recording the births that she attended whilst working at the Military Family Hospital in Woolwich , including details of the name and pregnancy history of the patient, the date and hour of the birth, the presentation of the child at birth, the duration of labour, if there were any complications during and after labour, the sex of the infant, whether the child was premature or full term, whether the doctor was called, the date of her last visit, the condition of the mother and child on her last visit, as well as further remarks, such as whether forceps were used during the delivery.

Administrative / Biographical History

K. B. Atkins (fl. 1890-1920) was a nurse who worked at the Military Family Hospital in Woolwich during the early twentieth century.

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Acquisition Information

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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Custodial History

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.