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Wood, Ellen Frances

Biographical

Registration number938
SurnameWood
First name(s)Ellen Frances
Address(es)

Harcombe, Crowborough, Nr Tunbridge Wells; St Peters Home, Woking, Surrey; Twinning Ward, King's College Hospital, Camberwell, London

Date of registration2 May 1890
Qualifications

Children's Hospital, Great Ormond Street 1886-1888; Leicester Infirmary 1888-1889; St Anne's Redhill, Sanitorium to date; Queens nurse at Chelsea and Hitchen 1892-1905

Remarks

Private nurse, Hitchen 1905

Personal details

Date of birth1866
Place of birthBlackheath, Kent
Family details

In 1881 census return Ellen is living with her mother Harriette Wood, who is 55yrs old. Ellen is 15 and a scholar. They are living in a lodging at 12 Lloyd Street, Holborn. In 1901 Harriet Wood is a widow aged 75yrs living with Ellen who is 35 at 4 Taylors Hill, Hitchen Herts. Ellen is described as a District Nurse

Date of death1915
Place of deathBrentford,Middlesex
Additional personal details

Ellen is living at 23 Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury St George in 1891. In 1911 census Ellen is a patient at Spelthorne St Mary and St Bridgets Inebriates Home, Spelthorne St Marys, Staines Road, Bedfont, Feltham, Middlesex She is described as single and a hospital nurse and the birthplace is Blackheath. She is now 45 years old. 4 years later she is dead and the registration district is adjacent to Spelthorne where she was an inpatient in the Inebriates Home in 1911.

Professional details

Additional qualifications

Queen Victoria Jubilee Institute District Nurse 1891-1894

Work experience

Childrens Hospital, Great Ormond Street, Probationer and Staff Nurse 1886-1888; Leicester Infirmary 1888-1889; St Annes Redhill, no dates; QVJI District Nurse 1891-1894; District Nursing Institute Hitchen, Herts, Sister in Charge 1894-1901

Professional activities

Member of RBNA 1890 and again in 1909.

Sources

Register of Nurses (RBNA 4/1) - Royal British Nurses' Association Records, King's College London Archives 1881, 1891, 1901 and 1911 census

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