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Close, Frances Hemberow

Biographical

Registration number11
SurnameClose
First name(s)Frances Hemberow
Address(es)

The Royal Infirmary, Newcastle on Tyne

Date of registration7 March 1890
Qualifications

Certificate, Brownlow Hill Infirmary, 1878 - 1882
Egyptian War, 1882 - 1883
Monsall Hospital, 1884 - 1887
Kensington Infirmary, 1887 - 89
Newcastle Royal Infirmary, 1889 - 91

Remarks

Diploma, Obstetrical Society of London
Midwife
Removed by order of the Executive Committee from the Membership Roll

Personal details

Date of birth1856
Place of birthStoke-on-Trent
Date of death1918
Place of deathBakewell
Additional personal details

Pupil at Girls' Boarding School in Daventry in 1871
Contracted diphtheria 1890 whilst nursing child at Newcastle Royal Infirmary
Had housekeeper in 1911

Professional details

Additional qualifications

Diploma, London Obstetrical Society, 1888
Silver badge, RBNA, 1891

Work experience

Brownlow Hill Infirmary (Liverpool Workhouse), 1878 - 1882
Egyptian War (nursing service), 1882 - 1883
London Fever Hospital, 1883 - 1884
Children's Hospital, Pendlebury, 1884
Monsall Fever Hospital (Night Superintendent then Lady Superintendent), 1884 - 1887
Kensington Infirmary, 1887 - 1889
Newcastle Royal Infirmary (Matron), 1889 - 1891
Fever Hospital Dublin (matron), 1892 - 1894
District nurse in Leicestershire in 1901 and 1911

Sources

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

Nursing Record, April 17 1890 and December 10 1891
Census 1861-1911 (1891 as Frances Heinberow Close, 1911 as Frances Kemberson Close)
Free BMD (birth as Frances Remberow Close)

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