Case registers of various midwives from Cornwall

Scope and Content

This collection comprises four ms midwifery case registers of various midwives who practiced under the jurisdiction of the Cornwall County Council (17 July 1963-21 June1973), recording the name and address of the mother, the date of the birth, whether the doctor was book and/or present, whether the mother received gas and air or pethidine and the method of feeding the child.

Access Information

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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).

Other Finding Aids

Further details of the contents of this material are available on request.

Conditions Governing Use

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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.

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