GD1/5 Elizabeth Oldroyd, nurse

Collection Summary

Reference Code: GB239 GD1/5
Title: Oldroyd, Elizabeth
Dates of Creation of Material: 1908-1938
Level of Description: Fonds
Extent and Medium of the Unit of Description: 20 items: papers, objects, photographs

Name of creator(s): Elizabeth Oldroyd (fl.1908-1923), nurse
Biographical History: Elizabeth Oldroyd trained as a midwife from c1908-1910. She was admitted to the General Nursing Council in 1923. During World War I she served in Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve, and after the War she joined the Ministry of Pensions Hospital Scheme, working at their hospital at Chepstow.
Archival History: Papers held within family
Immediate Source of Acquisition or Transfer: M. Spencely, Ware, October 1982

Scope and Content: Pass certificate as Practical Nurse 1910; Pass certificate from Central Midwives Board 1910; letter from Central Midwives Board 1910; certificate of admission to General Nursing Council for England and Wales 1923; blank application form for state registered badge of the General Nursing Council for England and Wales; notes on cancer of the womb by Central Midwives Board 1908; notes on opthalmia neonatorum by Central Midwives Board 1909; Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve medal, stripes and badge; photographs 1917-1938
Accruals: No further accessions are expected
System of Arrangement: Chronological within record class

Conditions Governing Access: None
Conditions Governing Reproduction: Reproduction is subject to closure periods and physical condition
Language/Scripts of Material: English

Archivists' Notes: Compiled by Mike Barfoot and Jenny McDermott using existing handlists
Rules or Conventions: Description based on ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description International Council on Archives (2nd edition), 2000
Date(s) of Description: May 2000; revised January 2005