Papers of Ruby Lunnon

Scope and Content

This collection consists of the following items:

Tuberculosis Association certificate, 1946

Two West Middlesex Hospital nursing certificates, 1948

Central Midwives Board certificate, 1949

Royal College of Nursing certificate, 1954

Lunnon trained in tuberculosis nursing at Clare Hall Sanatorium, Barnet followed by her general nurse training at West Middlesex Hospital.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is available for research. Readers are advised to contact the RCN Archives in advance of their first visit.

Other Finding Aids

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Conditions Governing Use

Royal College of Nursing

Custodial History

This collection was given to the RCN in 1989 by Miss Connolly, the warden of the alms house in Middlesex where Lunnon lived before her death. These were later passed to the RCN Archives in 2017 by Bernard Bussue, RCN London Regional Director.