Exercise book of Miss Crickmor

Scope and Content

Ms exercise book, containing notes and charts, compiled by Miss Crickmor, recording the deliveries that she witnessed as a pupil midwife in Ipswich, Suffolk (24 August 1931-6 November 1932), including the name, age, address and pregnancy history of each patient, the date of the child’s birth, the doctor or midwife present and further remarks on the different stages of labour and postnatal care provided.

Administrative / Biographical History

Miss Crickmor (fl. 1920-1940) was a pupil midwife who trained in Ipswich, Suffolk.

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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.