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Coles, Susannah Anne

Biographical

Registration number16
SurnameColes
First name(s)Susannah Anne
Address(es)

24 King Square, Goswell Road

Date of registration7 March 1890
Qualifications

Certificate, St. Bartholomew's Hospital, 1884 - 1885
King's College Hospital, 1885 - 1887
Matron, Malvern Sanatorium, 1887 - 1888
Home Sister S.B.H., 1889 to date

Personal details

Date of birth1839
Place of birthGreenwich, London
Married nameColes
Additional personal details

Had two children - son William H was a midshipman, daughter Georgiana Barbara (born 1866) became a nurse

Professional details

Work experience

St. Bartholomew's Hospital, 1884 - 1885
King's College Hospital, 1885 - 1887
Malvern Sanatorium (Matron), 1887 - 1888
Saint Bartholomew's Hospital Special Probationer's Home (Home Sister), 1889 - 1893
King's College Hospital Convalescent Home, Hemel Hempstead (Lady Superintendent), 1893

Additional professional details

I hear that Mrs. Coles has been appointed Sister-in-Charge for the Home for Special Probationers in connection with St. Bartholomew's Hospital, and that her election to the post has caused the greatest pleasure and satisfaction. I am told that Mrs. Coles was one of the first Special Probationers admitted into the Home, over which she will now preside, and that she was for some time the Sister-in-Charge of the similar department at King's College Hospital, so that she brings to her new post not only personal knowledge of Probationer's wants and wishes, but also considerable experience in superintending their home life
Still working at age of 72 - Hospital Superintendent of King's College Convalescent Home Hemel Hempstead in 1911 Census - daughter Georgiana Barbara Assistant Superintendent

Sources

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

Census returns for 1881, 1891, 1901 and1911

Nursing Record Vol. 2, 14 February 1889

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