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Brewerton, Hannah

Biographical

Registration number92
SurnameBrewerton
First name(s)Hannah
Address(es)

St John's House, Norfolk St, Strand, W.C.
Government Hospital, Zanzibar

Date of registration7 March 1890
Qualifications

King's College Hospital, 1884 - 85 & St John's House
Diploma, London Obstetrical Society, 1889

Remarks

Midwife

Professional details

Work experience

Joined Universities' Mission to Central Africa and went to Zanzibar in 1892
Became Matron of the Government Hospital for Europeans, Zanzibar in 1895
Transferred from UMCA to Zanzibar Government Hospital, 1912
Awarded Royal Red Cross, 2nd class in 1918 for work with sick and wounded soldiers, including surivors from HMS Pegasus, during 1st World War in British East Africa

Professional activities

Member of King's College Hospital's Nurses League

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

British Journal of Nursing, RCN Archives online: http://www.rcn.org.uk/development/rcn_archives/historical_nursing_journals

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