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Anson, Lucy F.

Biographical

Registration number47
SurnameAnson
First name(s)Lucy F.
Address(es)

13 Cavendish Square, W.
Markham Park, Abington, Oxon.

Date of registration7 March 1890
Qualifications

Certificate, Guy's Hospital, 1888 - 90
London Obstetrical Society, Diploma, 1890 H.F.J.

Remarks

Midwife

Personal details

Date of birth1856
Place of birthPotter-Hanworth, Lincoln
Family details

Father: Arthur Henry, (b.1818)
Mother: Augusta Theresa
They married in 1851 (groom 33 & bride 19) at Croxall, Derbyshire
The husband died 30 Nov. 1859, age 42
His son Arthur Henry was born at same address in 1860
Mother was a widow in 1871 and lived

Date of death1934
Place of deathAbingdon
Additional personal details

1901 census at Kew lists Lucy Frederika Anson living at 1 Marcham Park, All Saints, Abingdon, Berks, single, age 45, Hospital Nurse & CMLOS
Lives with brother Arthur Henry (head of household), and sister Anne, age 49
Living on own means
The household had large number of staff and indications are the family was extremely wealthy

Professional details

Additional qualifications

Certificate: Massage, West End Hospital; C.M.B. 1905

Work experience

Royal Alexandra Hospital, Rhyl, 1881 - 88

Professional activities

Royal British Nurses Association

Additional professional details

Wrote to Nursing Journal expressing praise for Mr. Carnegie, the Scottish-American millionaire, who donated 2 million to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and St. Andrew's Universities for providing free education to Scottish boys and girls.

Sources

Register of Trained Nurses 1892; Nursing Directory for 1909; RBNA Roll of Members 1909 and Register of Nurses (RBNA 4/1) - Royal British Nurses' Association Records, King's College London Archives

The National Archives, Kew

Free BMD - www.freebmd.org.uk
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day-Saints: www.familysearch.org

The Nursing Record & Hospital World, Vol.26, May 25, 1901, p.420

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