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Bewsher, Lena Mary Meta


Registration number107
First name(s)Lena Mary Meta

Address: 1 The College, Bromley, Kent

Date of registration7 March 1890

Certificates, Royal Southern Hospital, Liverpool 1879
S. Georges Hospital 1880
British Hospital Buenos Ayres 1880 - 82
York County Hospital, 1883 - 85
Devonshire Square,1885 to date



Personal details

Place of birthTendring, Essex
Married nameDew
Family details

Father: Thomas J Bewsher (died June 1878 (Erpingham 4b 39)) Norfolk
Mother: Margaretta Bewsher
Married St. Paul's, Finsbury, 5 February 1902 to Henry Monkhouse Dew

Date of death1029
Place of deathHerreford
Additional personal details

Census 1871
The Rectory, Cley, Norfolk
Thomas J Bewsherage, 60, HeadRector, Landowner, farmer
Margaretta Bewsherage, 37, Wife
Laura M.C Bewsherage, 19, Daughter, Scholar
Lena M.M.age 16, Daughter, Scholar

Census 1881
59 Ladywell Park, Lewisham
Margaretta Bewsherage, 53, Clergymans Widow, born Claverley, Shropshire
Living with her sister
No record of Lena M M. Bewsher

Census 1891
The Bear Hotel, Devizes
Frank Reynolds, Landlord
Clara Reynolds, Wife
Lena M.M. Bewsherage, 34, Nurse to Mrs Clara Reynolds

Census 1901
Temperance Hotel, Stamford Street, Lambeth
Lena M.M. Bewsher, age 38, Boarder Certificate Nurse. Sick.
16 Nov 1901, Miss Lena M.M. Bewsher, of the Registered Nurses Society, is engaged and to be married at an early date to Mr. Henry Monkhouse Dew, son of the rector of Whitney, Hereford. Miss Bewsher was trained at the Royal Southern Hospital, Liverpool, and was one of the first members of the RBNS, of which she has been a loyal supporter for the past seven years.

Professional details

Professional activities

1892, Trained Nurses Register As Register Private Nursing

Additional professional details

December 10 1891, Received Silver Badge of the Royal British Nursing Association


Register of Trained Nurses 1892 and Register of Nurses (RBNA 4/1) - Royal British Nurses' Association Records, King's College London Archives

Free BMD -

Birth Tendring, Essex June 1855 4a 195
Free BMD, Marriage Holborn Mar 1902 1b 977
Free BMD, Death Hereford Mar 1929 6a 884

Nursing Record, December 10 1891
Nursing Record, 16 Nov 1901, P397

Census returns for 1871, 1881, 1891 and 1901

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