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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0100 G/PP1/31
JONES, Victoria Elizabeth (1837-1935)
Level of description
Collection (fonds)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
2 items


Name of creator(s)

Jones, Victoria Elizabeth, 1837-1935, nurse

Administrative / Biographical history

Victoria Elizabeth Jones was born in 1837. She trained in nursing at Charing Cross Hospital and St John's House. In 1879, she was appointed Sister of Philip ward, Guy's Hospital. She was appointed Matron in 1882, resigning in 1893.

Archival history

Donated to Guy's Hospital Medical School Library, Jun 1991, by Lady Dorothy Gilbertson, granddaughter of Mary Beatrice Harding, who trained at Guy's in the 1880s.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Transferred from Guy's Hospital Medical School Library in 2002.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Two small black and white portrait photographs of Miss Victoria Jones (Sister Job).

System of arrangement

2 items

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Director of Archive and Corporate Records Services.

Language/scripts of material


Finding aids

Detailed catalogue

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

King's College London College Archives

Description control

Archivist's Note

Sources: Mr Guy's Hospital 1726-1948, H C Cameron, Longmans Green and Co Ltd, London, 1954; Guy's Hospital Gazette Vol 7 11 Feb 1893; Vol 49, 28 Sep 1935. Compiled by Alison Field

Rules or conventions

Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

This catalogue is made available under the Open Data Commons Attribution License. This catalogue may be updated from time to time in order to reflect additional material and/or new understandings of the material.

Date(s) of descriptions

June 2004

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  • Photographs
  • Visual materials

Personal names

  • Jones, Victoria Elizabeth, 1837-1935, Nurse

Corporate names

  • Guy's Hospital, London
  • King's College London College Archives


  • Southwark, London, England

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