GD1/55 Willowbrae House Maternity Home

Collection Summary

Reference Code: GB239 GD1/55
Title: Willowbrae House Maternity Home
Dates of Creation of Material: 1938
Level of Description: Fonds
Extent and Medium of the Unit of Description: 1 item, framed certificate

Name of creator(s): Council of the City and Royal Burgh of Edinburgh
Biographical History: Willowbrae House was registered with the City of Edinburgh Council as a Maternity Home by Miss Ethel A. Twiss in 1938. It first appears in the Edinburgh and Leith Post Office Directory under Miss Twiss's name in the 1942-1943 edition, but its last appearance is in the 1944-1945 volume. Prior to this period it was owned by Mr. John Twiss.
Archival History: Unknown
Immediate Source of Acquisition or Transfer: Anonymous, January 2001

Scope and Content: Framed certificate of registration of Willowbrae House as a Maternity Home by the City and Royal Burgh of Edinburgh, 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 June 2002