Papers of Gladys Constance Taylor

Scope and Content

Printed certificate to practice midwifery awarded to Gladys Constance Taylor by the Central Midwives Board (20 December 1915), together with a further certificate given to her for completing a refresher course at the St. John's Post-Certificate School (29 September 1939), also accompanied by an ms completed application form for the position of municipal midwife in the Borough of Hendon (May 1938), detailing her personal details, present appointment, previous appointments, certificates and diplomas held and the particulars of her experience.

Administrative / Biographical History

Gladys Constance Taylor (fl. 1900-1940) was a midwife who passed the examinations of the Central Midwives Board in 1915.

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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.

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