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Nelham, Louisa


Registration number1086
First name(s)Louisa

Downe Hall, Bridport, Dorset

Date of registration2 May 1890

Victoria Hospital, Chelsea 1879-1880; Royal HSC Edinburgh 1880-81; Royal Infirmary Glasgow 1882-84; Certificate Guy's Hospital 1884-88; Westminster Hospital 1888

Personal details

Date of birth26 June 1859
Place of birthRichmond, Surrey
Maiden nameNelham(s)
Married nameBennett
Family details

Daughter of Edward Nelhams and his wife, Elizabeth, nee Waite

Date of death19th October 1916
Place of deathNetherne Mental Assylum, Hooley, Nr. Coulsdon, Surrey
Additional personal details

Louisa's father died in early 1871 when she was eleven years old. She married George Thomas Cull Bennett, Widower, Vicar of St. John the Evangelist-in-the-East, Stepney, in January 1902. He was 64 and Louisa 42. He was a supporter of several organisations including the East London Nursing Society. Following their marriage they moved to Blything, Suffolk. He died there in Dec 1911 at the age of 74. Following his death Louisa returned south and lived at 58 High Street, Guildford Age 57; Effects 825.4s.10d

Professional details

Work experience

Private Nurse; Pro Victoria Hospital for Children, Chelsea 1879-1880; Staff Nurse Children's Hospital, Edinburgh 1880-81; Royal Infirmary Glasgow 1882-84; Pro and Certificate Guy's Hospital 1884-88; Westminster Hospital 1888-1898

Professional activities



Register of Nurses (RBNA 4/1) - Royal British Nurses' Association Records, King's College London Archives; Nursing Directory 1898 - Society of Genealogists' Library

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