Papers of Marjorie James

Scope and Content

This collection comprises the case notes, case book, register of cases and printed certificates, relating to the midwifery career of Marjorie James, who trained at the Salvation Army Mothers Hospital in Clapton, London, which was evacuated to Willersley Castle in Cromford, Derbyshire during the Second World War, before going on to practice at Dulwich Hospital, London (9 June 1940-7 September 1945).

Administrative / Biographical History

Marjorie James (1913-2000) from Ashford, Kent was a midwife who trained at the Salvation Army Mothers Hospital in Clapton, London, which was evacuated to Willersley Castle, Derbyshire during the Second World War. She went on to become the matron at the Standish Hospital, Gloucestershire.

Conditions Governing Access

Access restrictions may apply if material includes personal information of living individuals. All other records are open to research by appointment, Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm. For further information about accessing the collection and visiting the reading room, please contact: archives@rcog.co.uk

Acquisition Information

Deposited at the Royal College of Midwives by the niece of the creator, Mrs Audrey Furmston.

Note

Catalogued by Clare Sexton, Project Archivist in accordance with ISAD(G).

Other Finding Aids

Further details of the contents of this material are available on request.

Conditions Governing Use

If you wish to reproduce this material, apply via the College Archivist: archives@rcog.co.uk

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.