Case register of F. P. P. Edwards

Scope and Content

Ms register of cases attended by F. P. P. Edwards, midwife at Nuneaton General Hospital (9 March 1942-17 March 1945), listing the name, age, address, pregnancy history and expected date of confinement of each patient, the date and hour they were admitted to the hospital, the presentation of the child, the date and hour of the birth of the child, the sex of the child and whether born living or dead, whether the child was premature, the name of the doctor if called, if there were any complications during or after labour, including whether induced or if a caesarean section had to be undertaken, the date of discharge from hospital, the condition of the mother and child on their discharge, as well as any further remarks, such as whether a case was admitted as an emergency and if forceps were used during a delivery.

Administrative / Biographical History

F. P. P. Edwards (fl. 1930-1950) was a midwife at Nuneaton General Hospital during the Second World War.

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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.