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French, Anna


Registration number316
First name(s)Anna

Inmallaghmore Armagh, Co Tyrone, Ireland; Royal Naval Hospital, Plymouth; 2 Boringdon Villas, Plympton, Devon

Date of registration7 March 1890

Certificate, Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh 1882-1884; RN Hospital, Plymouth 1885-1890


RN Hospital Haslar 1890-1892; RN Malta 1892-1895; RN Chatham 1895-1900; RN Plymouth 1900-

Personal details

Date of birth1855
Place of birthBalyseskin, Wexford, Ireland
Additional personal details

In the census of 1901 Anna is described as Head Nursing Sister, single and is living in Clarence Place East, Stonehouse, Plymouth. By the census of 1911 she is 56 years old, single, retired and living with one other female in Plympton, Devon.

Professional details

Work experience

1882-1884 Royal Infirmary Edinburgh (Probationer nurse and staff nurse); 1885-1890 Royal Naval Hospital, Plymouth (Sister); 1890-1892 RN Hospital Haslar (Sister); 1892-1895 RN Malta; 1895-1900 RN Hospital Chatham (Head Sister); 1900-1909 RN Hospital Plymouth (Head Sister)

Professional activities

Member of RBNA Contributed to an article printed in The Nursing Record August 1888 " Scheme of Diets for the Nursing Staff of a hospital


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 1901 and 1911 census

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