Index to Royal Women's Hospital
(formerly Melbourne Lying-In Hospital )
Midwifery Book No.1 (1856-1876)
The Royal Women's Hospital ( Victoria ) have digitised their Midwifery Book No. 1 (1856-1876) and made it publicly available. This index has been created by some wonderful volunteers as a finding aid to these records. This index and web site is not in any way affiliated with the hospital.
Note the image number, year and case number of an entry of interest before proceeding to the Royal Women's Hospital Patient Records site.
Please take the time to read the introduction and explanatory material before proceeeding to: "Midwifery Book No. 1 (1856-1876)" located three quarters of the way down the page.
Questions about the images and records themselves may be directed to the Royal Women's Hospital ( Victoria ) Archives.
This index has been created in good faith. Any spelling variations occur due to the nature of the writtten records. The volunteers have endeavoured to determine the most accurate spelling as recorded exactly on the images, and possible alternative spellings. Please note that apart from spelling of surnames, all other details such as Christian name, age, birthplace and marital status should be taken as a guide only, and not a definite or correct record of a woman's details.
These pages were produced by P.Applebee ©2009