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Britten, Agnes Winifred


Registration number101
First name(s)Agnes Winifred

Eldon, Kington, Hereford
Edenhurst, Bodenham Road

Date of registration7 March 1890

Certificates, Children's Hospital Glasgow, 1883 - 84
Royal Southern Hospital, Liverpool, 1884 - 85
Stratford on Avon, 1885 - 86


Certificate, Rotunda Hospital, Dublin, 1891
Lon. Obst. Soc. Diploma, 1891
General Hos. Wolverhampton 1887-9

Personal details

Date of birth1862-3
Place of birthByton, Hereford
Family details

Born Presteigne (Dec 1862 11b 155.)

Baptised 28 January 1863, Byton, Hereford

Father Charles Britten died aged 46 (Sept 1866 Presteigne 11b)
Mother Mary Anne Britten. (nee Jeffries)
2 siblings

Date of death1906
Place of deathMarylebone

Professional details

Additional training

Army Nursing Service
Reserve Matron, Maternity Hospital Glasgow

Work experience

Glasgow Children's Hospital First Nurses' Register kept by the matron Mrs Harbin:
1883, Miss Britten came as a Lady Pupil and paid for her training. Lady Pupils paid for their training at the hospital - £12. 10s per quarter. A full training could be given in one year, as opposed to three years training for an ordinary probationer
1883 Oct 8, A Winifred Britten (Episcopalian, age 21) as Lady Pupil
Reference Dr Speirs Haltwhistle
Fee paid to Treasurer £12.10.0
1884 Jan 22 -do- -do- £12.10.0
April 29 Fee paid after month's holiday
Not a very good nurse but pleasant as a worker.

Professional activities

1892, Trained Nurses Register, Home for Children, 17 Whiteladies Road, Clifton
Board Minutes - 22 April 1892:
Agnes Britten desired to have her diploma of obstetric training addressed to the list of her qualifications to be included in the subsequent edition of the Register


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


Birth - Presteigne (Dec 1862 11b 155.)
Death - Marylebone (Dec 1906 1a 338)

Glasgow Children's Hospital Matron's Register

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