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Hallam, Georgina

Biographical

Registration number407
SurnameHallam
First name(s)Georgina
Address(es)

20 The Steyne, Worthing

Date of registration7 March 1890
Qualifications

St Mary's Hospital, 1877 - 90

Remarks

Deceased April 1929

Personal details

Date of birthSeptember 1853
Place of birthLlansamlet, Glamorgan
Family details

Father: William, born London.
1861 census: Tinplate manufacturer employing 152 men, 142 boys and 64 women at Llansamlet
1871 census: Agent at Brickworks Llangyfelach Montgomeryshire
Mother: Mary Elizabeth
Georgina was the second oldest of 6 siblings in ce

Date of deathApr-29

Professional details

Work experience

St Mary's Hospital, 1877 - 1903 when she retired

Additional professional details

She was known at St Mary's Hospital as Sister Victoria, being in charge of the ward of that name.
She nursed members of Queen Victoria's family, including Prince George when he had enteric fever in 1891, and the Duke of Clarence in his last illness in 1892.
She also nursed the Duke of Cornwall and York in 1901 when he was unable to attend the funeral of Queen Victoria due to German Measles

Sources

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

Nursing Record and Hospital World, February 9th 1901
British Journal of Nursing, Oct 24th 1903
Bruce Herald, Vol XXXVII, Issue 52, 2 July 1901, p2
www.paperspast.natlib.govt.nz

1861 and 1871 census

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