This collection comprises five ms registers of cases attended by Annie Clarke as a midwife in Radford and then Ruddington, Nottinghamshire (3 August 1945-26 December 1971), recording the case number, personal details and pregnancy history of each patient, the expected date of delivery, the date and hour of her arrival at the delivery, the presentation of the child on birth, the date and hour of the birth, the sex of the child and whether the child was 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, the date of her last visit, the condition of the mother and child then, as well as any further remarks on the delivery, together with four ms books of completed midwives forms for sending for medical aid (31 May 1962-10 October 1980), detailing the name and address of the patient experiencing complications during childbirth, as well as the particulars of why medical aid was being sought, the date of confinement, the name of the doctor who was called and how the request was sent, together with two ms midwives drugs books (9 June 1970-11 January 1982), listing the administration of drugs to patients overseen by Annie Clarke.
Papers of of Annie Clarke
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- ReferenceGB 1538 RCMS/101
- Dates of Creation3 August 1945-11 January 1982
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description11 bound volumes
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Annie Clarke (fl. 1930-1990) was a midwife who practiced in Nottinghamshire.
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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.
Catalogued by Clare Sexton, Project Archivist in accordance with ISAD(G).
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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.