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).
Papers of Marjorie James
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- ReferenceGB 1538 RCMS/156
- Dates of Creation9 June 1940-14 August 1943
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 oversize folder
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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.
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Deposited at the Royal College of Midwives by the niece of the creator, Mrs Audrey Furmston.
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.