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Magee, Mary

Miss Mary Magee, who died a short time ago after a long and painful illness, who was a member of the League of the Victoria and Bournemouth Trained Nurses, and had been a member of the staff for over twenty years, left several legacies to her friends and comrades, and desired that ... the residue should be given to the League for the benefit of sick and disabled members. It is supposed that there will be about £200


Registration number564
First name(s)Mary

Address 1: Albany Hospital, Grahamstown, S. Africa (Matron)

Date of registration28 March 1890

Certificate, Leicester Infirmary, 1884 - 1888
South Africa Hospital, 1888 - 90


Resigned, Hospital Port Elizabeth, 1888 - 1889
Matron, Grahamstown

Personal details

Date of birthc 1859
Place of birthIreland
Date of death1929

Professional details

Additional qualifications

1908 British Journal of Nursing
15 Feb 1908 Elected a member of the Society of State Registration for Trained Nurses

Professional activities

1892 Trained Nurses Register
As register
Resigned (Matron), 1909 Trained Nurses Register
Private Nursing, 1895 - 1903

Additional professional details

Nursing Record Oct 17 1889:
Miss Mary Magee has been appointed Matron of the Albany Hospital, Grahamstown. Miss Magee was certificated from that very useful Institution the Leicester Infirmary, ...remaining there over three years...after the term of three year's training.

Nursing Record 4 July 1893:
An article by J Harrison Wood on Albany Hospital Grahamstown 'one of the most important establishsments the Colony...under the able management of the energetic matron, Miss Magee.'... 'Miss Magee's system for conducting the working of the Hospital is an excellent one, as everything is under her own personal supervision; consequently admirable order presides....... The diet is good, palatable, wholesome and well cooked; ........everything is kept scrupulously clean and neat.....'


Nursing Record:
Oct 17 1889
4 July 1893
15 Feb 1908

1892 Trained Nurses Register
1909 Trained Nurses Register

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