Case register of I. G. Mabbs

Scope and Content

Ms register of cases, completed by I. G. Mabbs (26 April 1956-30 June 1957), recording the births that she attended as a midwife in Walpole St. Peter near Wisbach in Norfolk, including details of the name, age, address and pregnancy history of the patient, the date and hour of the birth, the presentation of the child at birth, the sex of the child, whether the child was born living or dead, whether the child was premature or full term, the name of the doctor if called, if there were any complications during and after labour, the date of her last visit and the condition of the mother and infant on her last visit as well as further remarks, such as the drugs and pain relief administered to the mother during labour.

Administrative / Biographical History

I. G. Mabbs (fl. 1940-1960) was a midwife who practised in Walpole St. Peter near Wisbach in Norfolk.

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Acquisition Information

Deposited at the Royal College of Midwives by Ms Wilcox on 24 August 2009.


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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