One ms pupil midwife case book of Muriel Illman (15 August 1946-14 May 1947), containing detailed descriptions of the births that she observed and the examinations she preformed, whilst training to become a midwife in London, accompanied by her register of cases (23 February 1946-15 May 1951), recording the name, age and address of each patient she attended, as well as the number of previous labours and miscarriages, date and hour or midwife’s arrival, presentation, date and hour of child’s birth, sex of child and whether born living or dead, full time or premature and number of weeks, name or doctor if called, complications (if any) during or after labour, date of midwife’s last visit, condition of mother then, condition of child then and any remarks.
Case registers of Muriel Illman
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- ReferenceGB 1538 RCMS/21
- Dates of Creation23 February 1946-23 June 1951
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description2 bound volumes
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Administrative / Biographical History
Muriel Illman (fl. 1940-1970) trained in London and went on to practise as a midwife in the Wolverhampton.
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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.
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