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Squibb, Harriet

Biographical

Registration number937
SurnameSquibb
First name(s)Harriet
Address(es)

Female Union Infirmary Halifax; 22 Aughton Road Southport

Date of registration2 May 1890
Qualifications

York Union Infirmary 1885-1886; Halifax Union Infirmary 1886-1890

Remarks

Fee paid

Personal details

Date of birth1845
Place of birthMirfield, Yorkshire
Family details

1851 census the family were living in Mirfield, Jonathan Squibb is described as Sargent East India Corp Pensioner and is 61 yrs old. Her mother Hannah is 48 and Harriet has an older sister Mary Ann and a brother who is 11. In 1871 the family are living at Coppin Hall, Mirfield, Maria is 28 and Harriet is 26. In 1881 Hannah Squibb is a widow living at Brakenhill, Mirfield. Mary and Harriet are described as private governess. Harriet is now 36.

Additional personal details

Harriet started her nursing work at the age of about 40, her job at York Infirmary being from 1885. The final census data is 1911, when Harriet's age is given as 59 and she is still descibed as a hospital nurse.

Professional details

Work experience

York Union Infirmary 1885-1886; Halifax Union Infirmary 1886-1891, as in 1891 census she appears on the census Halifax Union Workhouse, Gibbet Street, Halifax.

Professional activities

RBNA 1890

Sources

Register of Nurses (RBNA 4/1) - Royal British Nurses' Association Records, King's College London Archives 1851, 1871, 1881, 1891 and 1911 census

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