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Wakelin, Emily


Registration number1039
First name(s)Emily

St. John's House, Norfolk Street, Strand; 16 Spencer Rd, Cottenham Park, Wimbledon

Date of registration2 May 1890

Kings College Hospital 1882; St John's House 1882-90


Maternity Home in 1887; Diploma London Obstet. Soc.

Personal details

Date of birthAbt. 1854
Place of birthBerkswell, Warwick
Date of death15th May 1940
Place of deathWandsworth
Additional personal details

Lived at 8 Norfolk Street WC and at St. Clement Danes, London in 1901 at age 47 years; In 1911, at age 66 years, living on private means at 9 Queens Road, Thame, Oxford; On Pension January 1912; Died at the age of 86 years.

Professional details

Additional qualifications

Registered Midwife CMB (Central Midwives Board) 1904

Work experience

Kings College Hospital 2yrs 6months; Charing Cross Hospital 4yrs 6 months; Maternity Home, Battersea 3 months; St. Clement Danes ( at age 47yrs) Hospital nurse and Midwife; Private Nurse.

Professional activities

Member of the Royal British Association.

Additional professional details

Listed on Probationers Register from March 8th. 1882-1889; Observed to be a " very good nurse. Medical, Surgical or Monthly. A little noisy, rather quick tempered. Can nurse Diphtheria but is on the monthly staff. Also suitable nurse for Tracheotomy, plus Private Staff at St. John's; Obtained Hospital Certificate in Sept. 1893 gaining 420 marks. (Full Marks were 600).


Register of Nurses (RBNA 4/1) - Royal British Nurses' Association Records, King's College London Archives London Metropolitan Archives H1/ST/SJ/C6/1, H1/ST/SJ/C6/2 - Probationers Register 1850-1910; Nurses Obtaining Certificates 1889-1904; 1911 census Birth Register

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