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Oldham, Dorothea Margaret

It is with deep regret that we have to report the death of Miss Dorothea M Oldham, a member of the Association, who took a keen interest in its activities and served on its Council and Executive Committee in years gone by. For a period also she represented the Association on the Central Midwives Board

Biographical

Registration number540
SurnameOldham
First name(s)Dorothea Margaret
Address(es)

Salop Infirmary, Shrewsbury
8 North Street, Horsham, Sussex
1 Broomfield Rd, Kew, Surrey

Date of registration28 March 1890
Qualifications

Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, 1882
Leamington Incurables Home (Matron), 1882 - 85
General Hospital Cheltenham (Matron), 1885 - 88
Salop Infirmary (Matron), 1888 - 90

Remarks

Hosp for Epilepsy & Paralysis, Maida Vale (Matron) to 1903

Personal details

Date of birth1852
Place of birthChena Poongie, India
Family details

Mother: Louise Matilda Oldham

Date of death1926
Place of deathMiddlesex

Professional details

Work experience

Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, 1882
Leamington Incurables Home (Matron), 1882 - 85
General Hospital, Cheltenham (Matron), 1885 - 88
Salop Infirmary (Matron), 1888 - 92
Superintendent of Rural District Branch of Queen Victoria's Jubilee Institute for Nurses, 1892 - 97
Hospital for Epilepsy & Paralysis, Regent's Park (Matron), 1897 - 1903

Professional activities

Council Member of Royal British Nurses Association
Representative of RBNA on Central Midwives Board
Council member of The Midwives Defence Union

Additional professional details

Added to Roll of Queen's Nurses, 1894
Resigned as Representative of RBNA on Central Midwives Board, 1904

Sources

Kings College London Archives
The Nursing Record and Hospital World, 14 July 1894, p 29 and 30 Oct 1897, p 347
British Journal of Nursing, 5 Nov 1904, p 368 and 27 July 1907
1881 Census
BMD record

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