Midwives forms of J. E. Upton

Scope and Content

This collection comprises four books of completed midwives forms for sending for medical aid, completed by J. E. Upton whilst practicing as a midwife around the area of Wilford, Nottinghamshire (6 April 1960-16 February 1972), recording the name and address of the patient experiencing complications during childbirth, as well as the particulars of why medical aid was being sought, the date of confinement, the name of the doctor whose was called and how the request was sent.

Administrative / Biographical History

J. E. Upton (fl. 1950-1980) was a midwife who practiced in Nottinghamshire.

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: archives@rcog.co.uk

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

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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.