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Jobbings, Christiana


Registration number459
First name(s)Christiana

37 Wellington Square, Oxford

Date of registration7 March 1890

Certificate Leicester Infirmary 1882-5; Nurses' Home, Stoke-on-Trent 1885 (9 mos); S. Acland Home, Oxford to date


Married now Challenger

Personal details

Date of birth1861
Place of birthYork
Maiden nameJobbings
Married nameChallenger
Family details

Daughter of James Frederick Jobbings and his wife, Martha, nee Hague

Date of death1924
Place of deathYork
Additional personal details

Living at Prospect Gardens, St.Mary Bishophill Junior, York, in 1871 with her parents, two brothers and two sisters; at 1 Wenlock Building, Fulford Road, York, in 1901; at 17 Fulford Road, York in 1911; Christiana's father died in 1873 when she was nine, leaving her mother with a family of five children at home aged from nine to one year. Christiana married Harry Leatham Challenger, a Coal Dealer, in York, Dec Qtr 1894. Harry was a widower whose wife had died in 1893. He had fathered eleven children with her, three of whom were aged eleven, nine and five when Christiana married him, and were living at home in 1901. Christiana and Harry had two children, Gertrude in 1896 and Sep in 1899. Died age 63.

Professional details

Work experience

Leicester Infirmary 1882-5; Nurses Home, Stoke-on-Trent 1885-86; Private Nursing S.Acland Home, Oxford 1892

Professional activities



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 1871, 1881, 1901 and 1911 census; Family Search -; Free BMD -; Directory of Registered Nurses 1902

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