1-20 of 135 Results  for:

  • nurse (civilian) x
Clear all

Article

Alkin, Elizabeth [nicknamed Parliament Joan] (c. 1600–1655?), nurse and spy  

Maureen Bell

Alkin, Elizabeth [nicknamed Parliament Joan] (c. 1600–1655?), nurse and spy, was the wife of Francis Alkin, who was hanged as a spy in Oxford by royalist forces during the civil war. Alkin's activities are known largely from her surviving petitions for payment and relief (many of them undated or misattributed in ...

Image

Cover Altschul, Annie Therese (1919–2001)

Altschul, Annie Therese (1919–2001)  

Maker: unknown

In 

Annie Altschul (1919–2001), by unknown photographer

Royal College of Nursing

Article

Altschul, Annie Therese (1919–2001), psychiatric nurse and teacher  

Peter Nolan

Altschul, Annie Therese (1919–2001), psychiatric nurse and teacher, was born into a middle-class Jewish family in Vienna on 18 February 1919, the daughter of Ludwig Altschul and his wife Marie. Despite the early death of her father, she enjoyed an idyllic childhood, which was enriched by her close family and the access she had to a diverse range of cultural activities. Her mother encouraged interest in the arts, sciences, and humanities, but ultimately it was mathematics that she chose for her undergraduate studies at the ...

Article

Anderson, Katharine Edith McCall (1866–1924), civilian and military nurse  

Keiron Spires

Anderson, Katharine Edith McCall (1866–1924), civilian and military nurse, was born at 1 Woodside Crescent, Anderston, Glasgow, on 5 January 1866, the eldest daughter among the eight children of Sir Thomas McCall Anderson (1836–1908), who became a professor of the practice of medicine at the ...

Article

Auld, Margaret Gibson (1932–2010), nurse  

Alison O'Donnell

Auld, Margaret Gibson (1932–2010), nurse, was born at 16 Westville Road, Cardiff, on 11 July 1932, the younger of two daughters of Alexander John Sutton Auld and his wife, Eleanor Margaret, née Ingram. Her father, a veteran amputee from the First World War, was a shipping manager and had his own shipping firm in ...

Image

Cover Auld, Margaret Gibson (1932–2010)

Auld, Margaret Gibson (1932–2010)  

Maker: unknown

In 

Margaret Auld (1932–2010), by unknown photographer, 1978

Royal College of Nursing Archives, Edinburgh

Article

Baly, Monica Eileen (1914–1998), nurse and historian of nursing  

Susan McGann

Baly, Monica Eileen (1914–1998), nurse and historian of nursing, was born on 24 May 1914 at 23 Shirley Park Road, Shirley, near Croydon, Surrey, the first of the two children, and the only daughter, of Albert Frank Baly (d. 1953), a clerk with ...

Image

Cover Baly, Monica Eileen (1914–1998)

Baly, Monica Eileen (1914–1998)  

Maker: unknown photographer

In 

Monica Eileen Baly (1914–1998) by unknown photographer [detail] © reserved / News International Syndication; photograph National Portrait Gallery, London

Article

Bannon, Dorothy Edith (1885–1940), nurse  

Kevin Brown

Bannon, Dorothy Edith (1885–1940), nurse, was born on 7 June 1885 at New Romney, Kent, the daughter of James Norman Bannon, a solicitor, and his wife, Kate Mann. She trained as a nurse at the Nightingale School of Nursing at St Thomas's Hospital, London...

Article

Beale, Dame Doris Winifred (1889–1971), nurse  

Penny Starns

Beale, Dame Doris Winifred (1889–1971), nurse, was born on 9 August 1889 at 42 London Road, Sydenham, London, the daughter of George Beale, master draper, and his wife, Annie Maria, formerly King. Doris was educated at Prendergast School, Lewisham, and on leaving school she worked as a clerk before eventually embarking on nurse training at the ...

Article

Bentley, Charlotte Eliza (1915–1996), nurse and nursing activist  

Kevin Brown

Bentley, Charlotte Eliza (1915–1996), nurse and nursing activist, was born on 15 December 1915 at 63 Portland Court, Great Portland Street, London, the daughter of John Richard Bentley, hosier, and Charlotte Emma Redard. After education at a Swiss convent school and secretarial training ...

Article

Blackwood [née Lambart], Lady Alicia (1818–1913), nurse and philanthropist  

Suzanne L. G. Rickard

Blackwood [née Lambart], Lady Alicia (1818–1913), nurse and philanthropist, was born on 29 November 1818 at Eaglehurst, near Ower Green in Hampshire, the daughter of George Frederick Augustus Lambart, Viscount Kilcoursie (1789–1828), and Sarah Coppin (1786–1823), the only daughter of ...

Article

Blair, Dame Emily Mathieson (1890–1963), nurse and nursing administrator  

Catharine M. C. Haines

Blair, Dame Emily Mathieson (1890–1963), nurse and nursing administrator, was born on 12 January 1890 at Boghead, Lenzie, Kirkintilloch, daughter of Hugh Blair, muslin manufacturer, and his wife, Mary Ann, née Croll. Blair trained as a nurse at the Western Infirmary, Glasgow, from 1912 to 1916. In July 1916 she was appointed ward sister at the ...

Article

Brewster, Annie Catherine (1858–1902), nurse  

Stephen Bourne

Brewster, Annie Catherine (1858–1902), nurse, was born in St Vincent, British West Indies, in 1858, the daughter of Pharour Chaderton Brewster (1835–1920), a merchant who was recorded as being of black Barbadian birth (US federal census, 1910). In 1861 her younger sister, ...

Image

Cover Brewster, Annie Catherine (1858–1902)

Brewster, Annie Catherine (1858–1902)  

Maker: unknown

In 

Annie Catherine Brewster (1858-1902), by unknown photographer

St Bart’s Archives

Article

Bridges, Daisy Caroline (1894–1972), nursing administrator  

Enid Fox

Bridges, Daisy Caroline (1894–1972), nursing administrator, was born on 7 April 1894, the daughter of John Henry Bridges JP (1852–1925), and his wife, Edith Isabella Trillon (d. 1907) of Ewell, Surrey. Educated at Heathfield School, Ascot, and Cheltenham Ladies' College, she trained as a nurse at the ...

Article

Browne, Dame Sidney Jane (1850–1941), nurse  

Susan McGann

Browne, Dame Sidney Jane (1850–1941), nurse, was born on 5 January 1850 in Bexley, Kent, one of the four children of Benjamin Stocks Browne and his wife, Jane Sidney, formerly Deane. Sidney grew up in a medical family: her father was a surgeon and her two brothers were doctors. She was educated at home, and when she was twenty-eight started nursing at the ...

Image

Cover Browne, Dame Sidney Jane (1850–1941)

Browne, Dame Sidney Jane (1850–1941)  

Maker: Langfier

In 

Dame Sidney Jane Browne (1850–1941) by Langfier © National Portrait Gallery, London

Article

Carter, Gladys Beaumont (1887–1959), midwife and nurse  

Dianne Yarwood

Carter, Gladys Beaumont (1887–1959), midwife and nurse, was born at 11 Ironmonger Street, Stamford, Lincolnshire, on 21 April 1887, the eldest child in the family of two daughters and one son of Edith Cecilia Carter, née Beaumont (1849–1935), and her husband, ...

Article

See Cattell, (Fanny) Maud