Nurse

Records tagged with Keywords: Nurse

Elizabeth Fraser Macdonald

Other names: 
She was known as Lizzie.
Dates: 
5 November 1890 - 10 October 1918

The youngest of seven children of Donald Macdonald and Catherine Macdonald, nee Fraser, she was born in Laggan in 1890. Her birth certificate gives her name as "Elizabeth Macdonald" with no middle initial "F", but she used her mother's maiden name "Fraser" as a middle name. Elizabeth grew up speaking both Gaelic and English.

The family lived at Auchmore Cottage, Laggan. Her father was a farm servant.

In 1901 she was living with her parents and five older siblings in Station Road, Kingussie. Her father was working as a coal porter.

Sources
Obituary
Aberdeen Daily Journal, 22 October 1918.
1891 census
Laggan 104 / 1 / 8
Death certificate
1918 644/ 6 / 351

Annie Campbell Reid

Dates: 
17 Nov 1891 - 4 March 1919

She was the daughter of David and Mary Ann Donaldson. Her father was a billiard room keeper.

Jessie Elizabeth MacRobbie

Title: 
Staff sister
Dates: 
1884 - 7 Nov 1918

The daughter of John and Helen MacRobbie, she was born and raised in Crieff.

Agnes Greig Mann

Title: 
Staff nurse
Dates: 
1889 - 10 April 1917
Sources

Isobel Spence

Title: 
Sister
Dates: 
abt 1921 -12 Feb 1944

Isobel Spence was the only daughter of Mr and Mrs John Spence of Waterside, Forbes, Alford. She completed her nurse training at Foresterhill Hospital in March 1942.Sister Spence was reported as Missing at Sea, and then reported as missing, presumed killed by enemy action a month later.

In addition to the Tullynessle War Memorial, her name also appears on the Brockwood Memorial.

Sources
Missing at Sea (includes a photograph)
Aberdeen Press & Journal 6 March 1944.

Rebecca Strong

Other names: 
Her maiden name was Thorogood
Dates: 
1843-1944

Rebecca Thorogood was born on the 23 August 1843 in London. She married and had a daughter before the age of 20. She was widowed soon after. At the age of twenty four she began her training at St Thomas’ in 1867. In 1873 she was appointed matron of Dundee Royal Infirmary and in 1879 she moved to become matron of Glasgow Royal Infirmary

Sources

Mary Shaw

Dates: 
died 17 January 1863

Mary Shaw had been the nurse at Dundas Castle for fifty years. She died when she was aged 83 at the castle,

Although the stone tablet in her memory records her as Mrs Mary Shaw, her death record shows her as single, with her parents unknown.

(There is a record in the Catholic Registers Births and Baptisms for a Mary Shaw, parents Ann Hanton and Farquar Shaw, in the Parish of St Mary's Cathedral in Edinburgh, born on 23 August 1782, baptized on 29 August which would match her age - but of course may not be her)

Sources
1865 SHAW, MARY (Statutory registers Deaths 665/ 4)
Death record
Catholic Registers Births and Baptisms
Birth Record

Jean Kennedy

Title: 
Sister

[member of the Scottish Air Ambulance Service]

Catherine Cook Miller

Dates: 
2 Feb 1888 - 24 Dec 1918

Catherine Cook Miller was born in 1888 in Glasgow, the daughter of William and Isabella Miller. She was named after her grandmother. In the 1911 census she was a hospital nurse at Dunfermline Fever Hospital.

She joined the SWH in 1917 and joined the London unit in Russia. She fell ill with malaria and returned home. She died at the Liverpool Military Hospital, aged thirty.

Catherine is commemorated at the Dunfermline War Memorial and at St. Giles in Edinburgh.

Sources
Scottish Women's Hospital website

Mary Sutherland Brown Gray

Title: 
Sister
Dates: 
1869- 23 Jan 1916

Mary Gray was born in 1869, the daughter of Mary Sutherland Brown and James Gray. She became a Queen's nurse in Crieff. She volunteered for the Scottish Women's Hospitals together with her sister Margaret. Mary died at Royaumont, France in January 1916 following an operation for appendicitis. She is buried at Asnieras-sur-Olse cemetery. Her sister Margaret survived the war.

Sources
Scottish Women's Hospitals website
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