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Mocatta, Julia Caroline Mary Mocatta


Registration number887
First name(s)Julia Caroline Mary Mocatta

Royal Hospital for Women & Children, Waterloo Rd SE
Medical & Surgical Home, Grosvenor House, Southampton

Date of registration2 May 1890

University College Hospital, 1884 - 1887
Charing Cross Hospital, 1887 - 1889
Royal Hospital for Women (Matron), 1889 - 1895
County Hosp Winchester (Matron), 1895 - 1900
Med & Surg Home Southampton (Matron), 1990 to date

Personal details

Date of birth21/01/1859
Place of birthBispham, Lancashire
Family details

Father: Reverend William A. Mocatta, Vicar of Bispham, Blackpool, and then of St. Thomas's Church, St. Helen's, Lancashire
Father died 1876
Baptised by father on 21 February 1859 in Bispham
Aunt lived with niece in Nursing Home in 1901
Mother: Mary Ann

Date of death12/01/1932
Place of deathSouthampton
Additional personal details

Known as Mary
Buried in West Hill Cemetery, Winchester
Active worker for Southampton Refuge
Active in the affairs of St. Michael's Church in Southampton
Hon. Treasurer of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel

Professional details

Work experience

University College Hospital (Probationer and nurse), 1884 - 1887
Charing Cross Hospital (Sister), 1887 - 1889
Royal Hospital for Women (Matron), 1889 - 1895
Royal Hampshire County Hospital Winchester (Matron), 1895 - 1900
Medical & Surgical Home, (Grosvenor House) Southampton (Matron), 1900

Additional professional details

Paid £100 p.a. at Royal Hampshire Hospital
Introduced a "Cottage Nurse Instruction Course" aimed at giving untrained women working in Cottage Hospitals a grounding in basic nursing skills
Given an illuminated address by the Governors "expressing in fitting terms the high appreciation of the governors for her work for many years as Matron and Lady Superintendent of Nurses"
"Reading between the lines she was a stickler for discipline and well understood the need for good hygiene".


Census 1861 (as Meatte)
1871 (as Moratta)
1891 (as Mocalta)
1911 (as Moratta)

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