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Elizabeth Sarah IngramMatron at Gretna Hospital
Date and place of birth: 1866 Pinner, Middlesex
Date and place of death: 19 March 1935, Bournemouth, Hampshire
Biography: Elizabeth must have had an interesting upbringing as the family moved a great deal because of her father’s profession in the Royal Engineers. Her siblings included:
Catherine Jane Ingram 1868
Ernest Robert Ingram 1870
Andrew James Westwater Ingram 1878
Parents: Andrew Ingram married Jane Levy 3 April 1865 Pinner, Middlesex
Parents occupation: Andrew Ingram served with the Royal Engineers.
Schools Universities attended and years of attendance: Elizabeth trained as a Nurse at the Royal Infirmary Liverpool.
Occupation: The Census entries for Elizabeth show her professional journey:
1881 Age 14 – Working as a power loom lapper in a linen factory
1891 Age 24 – Working as domestic servant (maid) in Liverpool, in the house of George Watson Sherwen, a Doctor of Medicine
1901 Age 34 – Working as a Nurse in the Royal Victoria Hospital, Bournemouth
1911 Age 44 – Matron in the Royal Victoria Hospital, Bournemouth
1921 Age 54 – Once again living in Bournemouth.
Place of residence at Gretna: Not known
Job Title at Gretna: Hospital Matron
Marital Status: Single
Travels: Nil known
Awards/Recognitions: Nil known
Trivia/any other information:
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