This collection comprises an ms register of cases, ms letters of recommendation, printed midwifery certificates, photographs and newspaper cuttings, providing an insight into the training and subsequent career of Martha Florence Hill as a midwife in West Riding (1926-1970), together with official papers, including her and her husbands passports, birth, marriage and death certificates (1893-2003), revealing that she killed herself in 1977.
Papers of Martha Florence Hill
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- ReferenceGB 1538 RCMS/19
- Dates of Creation19 March 1896-29 October 2003
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 bound volume; 3 folders
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Martha Florence Hill (1896-1977) was a midwife who practised in Humberside and West Riding from 1926 to 1961.
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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.
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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.