AGG, Constance Louise

Biography Louisa Constance Agg was born in Winchester in 1869[mfn]England & Wales Birth Index, 1837 – 1915[/mfn]. Her father was a retired Colonel in the 51st Regiment. She was brought up in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire[mfn]The National Archive: England Census 1871 RG10 2664/ 49/ 15/ 835331[/mfn] [mfn]The National Archive: England Census RG11/ 2569/ 93/ 17/ 1341619[/mfn]. She started her nurse training in … Read More

ADKINS, Eleanor Elizabeth

Bibliography Eleanor Elizabeth ADKINS was born in Weedon, Northamptonshire, about 1873[mfn]The National Archives: England Census 1911: RG14; 5682; 77[/mfn]. She trained as a nurse at the North-West London, Hospital, and joined Princess Christian’s Army Nursing Service (Reserve) on February 23, 1900[mfn]War Office (1900) Nominal Roll of Princess Christian’s Army Nursing Service (Reserve) as at 30th September[/mfn]. Nursing Service in the … Read More

ABRAHAM, Florence

Biography Florence ABRAHAM was born in Melbourne, Australia about 1871[mfn]The National Archive: England Census RG12/346 1891 St George’s Hospital[/mfn]. The 1891 census shows Florence as a probationer at St George’s Hospitall. She joined Princess Christian’s Army Nursing Service (Reserve) on May 4, 1900[mfn]War Office (1900) Nominal Roll of Princess Christian’s Army Nursing Service (Reserve) as at 30th September[/mfn]. Nursing service … Read More

Emily Jane Wood

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Imperial Yeomanry Hospital Pretoria

We have now started to publish a transcription of the Boer War diary of Sister Emily Jane Wood. Emily Jane Wood trained at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary. She joined Princess Christian’s Army Nursing Service (Reserve) in May 1900 as part of the Scottish Red Cross Hospital forming up to go to South Africa. As well as serving with the Scottish … Read More