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Shrives, Alice

Biographical

Registration number792
SurnameShrives
First name(s)Alice
Address(es)

St. Bartholomew's Hospital
Cleeve, Cheadle Old Rd, Cheadle Heath, Nr. Stockport

Date of registration28 March 1890
Qualifications

Certificate, St. Bartholomew's Hospital, 1883 - 90

Personal details

Date of birth1854
Place of birthLeamington, Warwicks
Maiden nameShrives
Family details

Daughter of Thomas Shrives, furniture broker, and his wife, Elizabeth

Date of death1949 Age 95
Place of deathStockport, Cheshire
Additional personal details

Previous occupation: schoolmistress

Professional details

Work experience

Cert. and Gold Medal St. Bartholomew's Hosp. (Pro, Staff Nurse, Night Supt and Sister), 1883 - 1910

Professional activities

Memb. RBNA
Member of The Bart's League

Additional professional details

Sisters' Report:
Trained at Bart's on Lucas, Harley and Mary Wards. Not always punctual, but attentive and kind, moderate temper, very obedient, ward work good, competent but slow, conduct always good and quiet, is stately, clean and amiable. Has taken special cases and night duty. Will make a good nurse with more practice.

Passed 1st Class, May 1885, 1st Class Clothworkers Co. Gold Medal (11 carat gold), May 1886. From Nov 1884 to Jun 1886 Casualty Ward, June 1886 Faith Ward. Night Sister Superintendent 1887. Paget Ward later. Resigned to leave before the end of 1910. Presented with a silver purse containing gold from Miss Cutler and the Sisters, and a silver travelling clock from the nurses.

Sources

RBNA Register of Nurses King's
The Nursing Directory 1909
Royal Coll. of Nurses Web Site
Bart's Hospital Archive
1881 Census
Free BMD

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