Barron, Ellen (1875-1951)

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Nurse; Health administrator
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Florence Chatfield (1867-1949), and Ellen Barron (1875-1951), were nurses. Florence Chatfield was born on 1 February 1867 at Worthing, Sussex, England, daughter of William Chatfield, confectioner, and...

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Ellen Barron worked at the Queensland Government Baby Clinics from 1918 under the guidance of Florence Chatfield and in 1924 worked with Truby King in New Zealand. From 1923-1939 she was superintendent of the Baby Clinics and started a training course for infant nurses. She was a foundation member and trustee of the Nurses' Rest Home and Benevolent Fund.

  • Life event - Arrived in Queensland
  • Education - Trained as a nurse at Brisbane General Hospital
  • Career position - Staff Nurse at Brisbane General Hospital
  • Career position - Head Nurse at Maryborough General Hospital
  • Career position - Training in obstetrics at the Women's Hospital in Rockhampton, Queensland
  • Career position - Matron at Lady Musgrave Hospital in Maryborough
  • Career position - Matron at Chillagoe Hospital
  • Career position - Training in massage in England
  • Career position - Australian Army Nursing Service
  • Career position - Baby clinics in Brisbane under Florence Chatfield
  • Career position - Karitane Training School in Dunedin, New Zealand
  • Career position - Superintendent of the baby clinics

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Barron, Ellen
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Field, Barron (1786 - 1846)
    Currey, C. H.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1966
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 1
  3. Chatfield, Florence (1867-1949) and Barron, Ellen (1875-1951)
    Law, Glenda
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1979
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 7, 622-623
  4. Where are the Women in Australian Science?
    McCarthy, Gavan; Morgan, Helen; Smith, Ailie; van den Bosch, Alan
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, 2003

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