Papers of Maria Louise Bateman

Scope and Content

This collection comprises case books, registers of cases, case books, registers of visits, a book of completed forms for sending for medical assistance and a book of completed forms of notification of stillbirth (17 October 1964-18 October 1984), relating to the midwifery career of Maria Louise Bateman in Durham.

Administrative / Biographical History

Maria Louise Bateman (fl. 1950-1990) was a midwife of Sacriston who trained and also later worked at the Dryburn Hospital, Durham.

Access Information

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:

Acquisition Information

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).

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:

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.