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Pettit, Mary Ann

Biographical

Registration number860
SurnamePettit
First name(s)Mary Ann
Address(es)

23 Lugard Road, Peckham SE
8 Fortfield Terrace, Sidmouth

Date of registration28 March 1890
Qualifications

St. John's House & Kings College & Charing Cross Hospitals, 1882 - 1885 Diploma
St. John's House Maternity House, 1887 - 1888
Diploma, London Obstetrical Society, 1888

Remarks

Midwife

Personal details

Date of birthc 1848
Place of birthFalmer, Sussex
Family details

In 1911 pensioned at age 62 and living with widowed brother Charles and family in Preston Steyning, Sussex

Professional details

Additional qualifications

Diploma, London Obstetrical Society no. 448 awarded 27 July 1887, nurse of St. John's House, worked at Battersea afterwards as House Midwife about 1 year
Certificate, Central Midwives Board; Certificate of special training as midwife

Work experience

St. John's House & Kings College & Charing Cross Hospitals - Diploma - 1882 - 1885
Mission Hospital Bethnal Green - Night nurse, 1886
St. John's House Maternity Home, 1887 - 1888
Private nursing, 1888 - 1890
District Convalescent Home, Hale, 1890

Additional professional details

Started nursing at St. John's House on 2 December 1882 - left, as too delicate - returned as nurse in 4th year 1886
Wages £23 per annum
Left St. John's House July 1888 to make a home for her mother and practise midwifery

Sources

Census 1891 - 1911
Register, London Obstertrical Society 1872-1888 National Archive DV7/1
St. John's House Register, 1886-1899 LMA

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