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Lawder, Florence Olivia


Registration number463
First name(s)Florence Olivia

66 Britannia Road North, Southsea, Portsmouth

Date of registration7 March 1890

Certificate, Adenbrooke's Hospital Cambridge 1885-6; District Nurse Portsmouth 1887 to date

Personal details

Date of birth1860
Place of birthRoscommon, Ireland
Maiden nameLawder
Family details

Daughter of Alonzo Lawder and his wife Mary, nee MacDermott. Florence had seven sisters and three brothers. Her father was a landowner and branches of the Lawder family owned 1,800 acres in Roscommon in the 1870's. Florence was a younger member of the family, and her mother died in 1872 when Florence was twelve, and her father in 1884, after which she came to England to train as a nurse.

Date of death15th April 1908
Place of deathPortsmouth
Additional personal details

In 1891 nursing at Portsea Island; address 1907 20 Elm Grove, Southsea; address at time of decease in 1908 The Borough of Portsmouth Lunatic Asylum. Age 48; effects 2,152.5s.3d

Professional details

Work experience

Adenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge (Pro) 1885-86; District Nurse Portsmouth 1887-92; Priv.Nursing Home & Inst. Southsea (Lady Supt) 1892 to 1908

Professional activities



Register of Nurses (RBNA 4/1) - Royal British Nurses' Association Records, King's College London Archives 1891 census Directory of Registered Nurses 1902 Free BMD - Ancestry - Connacht Landed Estates Project -

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