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The midwives of Tumbarumba : and other birth stories / researched, compiled and written by Elsie Shephard, Rosewood, for the Pioneer Women's Hut.
Call No: B4.653/35/1
Author: Shephard, Elsie. ; Pioneer Women's Hut. ;
Publisher: Tumbarumba, N.S.W. : Pioneers Women's Hut, 1991.
Subject: Tumbarumba (N.S.W.) ; New South Wales - economic & social conditions & customs [Tumbarumba] ;
Material Type: Book
Pagination: 107 p. : ill., ports., map ; 25 cm.
Notes: Available from Pioneers Women's Hut, PO Box 192, Tumbarumba, N.S.W. 2653. Telephone 23.8.91. Includes index.
Public Note: Purchase
Summary: A history of midwives in the Tumbarumba district from about 1837 to 1974. Granny midwives included are Bridget Batson, Margaret Kinstlet, Maria Therese Diessel, Annie Carrol, Sophie McLachlan, Caroline Willimott, Bridget Parsons, Charlotte Bell, Margaret Metcalf, Eva McLachland. Other midwives were Vere Perkins, Mrs Burte, Mrs Perks, Mrs Armstrong, Mrs Burgen, Mrs Taggert, Mrs Aughtie, Emma Louise Lewis, Mrs Mitchell. The Lying in Hospitals of Elizabeth Broadhurst, Mrs Perks Maternity Home, Mrs Greenhalgh; Also covers the Bush Nursing Home; Tumbarumba doctors and the hospital; Memories.

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