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Taylor, Sarah Ann


Registration number1042
First name(s)Sarah Ann

St John's Hospital, Weston Favell, Northampton

Date of registration2 May 1890

Certificate, St George's Hospital, London 1885-90

Personal details

Date of birthabt 1860
Place of birthWhaddon, Bucks
Family details

Father, Thomas Taylor, agricultural worker; Mother Sarah Taylor, lace maker

Date of death1960
Additional personal details

7 September 1901 The Nursing Record and Hospital World mentions Mrs McKinley, the wife of the President of the U.S. has given to each of the two nurses who attended to her during her illness a valuable gold ring engraved Ida McKinley to ST and EH. ST was for Sarah Taylor and EH for Ellen Hunt. 7 September 1910 sailed from Philadelphia to Liverpool on SS Haverford and listed profession as 'none'.

Professional details

Work experience

October 1886 promoted to Ward nurse, St George's Hospital; November 1888 surgery nurse, St George's Hospital; April 1889 supernumerary head nurse, St George's Hospital; October 1889 Head nurse, St George's Hospital; 1891 brief stay as Head nurse at Great Yarmouth Hospital; October 1891, Matron, St John's Hospital, Weston Favell, Northampton


Nursing Directory for 1909 and Register of Nurses (RBNA 4/1) - Royal British Nurses' Association Records, King's College London Archives 1891 census St George's Hospital register volume 3 1901 Sept 7 Nursing Record and Hospital World (RCN web site)

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