Case register Lilian Carter

Scope and Content

Ms register of cases attended by Lilian Carter during her time training and then as a practicing midwife in Herefordshire, Gloucestershire and then around the area of Plumsted in London (31 January 1938-12 June 1957), including the name, address and age of each patient, as well as details of the number of previous labours and miscarriages, the presentation of the infant on birth, the date and hour of the birth, the sex 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 on her last visit and then any further remarks, such as the administration of drugs and whether forceps were used during the delivery.

Administrative / Biographical History

Lilian Carter (fl. 1920-1960) was a midwife who trained in 1938. She went on to practice in Herefordshire, Gloucestershire and then around the area of Plumsted in London.

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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).

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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.