Papers of Doreen Morbey, 1941-1952

Scope and Content

Case register kept by midwife Doreen Morbey containing details of confinements attended by her in the King's Heath area of Birmingham (October 1941-March 1945), Gloucester (January-May 1946) and Cheltenham (January 1947-April 1952), including patient names and addresses, birth details and drugs administered; together with a black and white photograph taken of her in 1985 as Chair of the Start League of Friends, a support group for a new GP practice in South Hams, Devon, and a sepia portrait photograph of her in uniform (c.1945).

Conditions Governing Access

Closed for 100 years due to patient data

Custodial History

Gift to the RCM Archive by the step-daughter of Doreen Morbey in August 2014; a photograph was added to the collection in December 2014