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Guys Hospital Long Service Medals and badges,Olive A HarlandA group of awards to one nurse from her service at Guys Hospital.They consist of the rare Long Service Medal for a serving Sister known affectionately as the Tea Pot Stand due to it's large size.It is based upon an original silver badge worn by Nursing Sisters at Guy's in the early 19th Century.This replica was awarded to Sisters in the 20th century after they had successfully served three years.
The large and heavy Pewter coloured disc depicts the forecourt of the hospital,below which is inscribed Olive A Harland September 1953(Olive Adelaide Harland trained at Guys Hospital 1946-49) Around the edge is Guy's Hospital Founded AD 1724 and Sister The reverse side of the medal is plain except for the makers mark for Waterlow & Sons,Ltd London 1930.The medal is in it's original silk lined case.Good condition
The second item is the Butterworth Medal Instituted in 1889 by Joshua W Butterworth,this medal was awarded to all nurses of Guy's Hospital who had completed Five years of continuous satisfactory service at the Hospital.
The silver metal(not marked as silver)medal is suspended by a pin back brooch fixing.The face shows an image of Thomas Guy,Founder of the Hospital. The rear is engraved To Olive A.Harland1959 For Long Service
Good overall condition
Lastly is a brass and enamel Badge from Guys Hospital Nurses leagueIt bears an enamelled shield with the hospital crest which overlays a cross around which is a scroll.This bears the motto Dare Quam Accipere-It is better to give than receive and GHNL for Guys Hospital Nurses League.This too is in good condition.
A scarce original grouping.
I am also listing a pair from another family member from Bradford Royal Infirmary.
South West Middlesex Hospital Management Committee,Nurses Silver Prize medalA Silver nurses pendant badge from the South West Middlesex HMC.This was I believe a Prize medal awarded in Gold(silver gilt),Silver and Bronze featuring this same design in different colour metals.This is the hallmarked silver example.The badge itself consists of a central cross moline in red enamel with the four quarters showing ;three Seaxes, a Saint (possibly St John for St John's Hospital Twickenham)An open book(AHPM) and a lamp of learning.The medal has a rope edge border.It hangs from a silver pin back bar brooch with the Latin Servite In Laetitia-I will serve cheerfully.Condition is unissued.Unmarked to rear except for Hallmark for TJS(Thomas James Skelton) Chester 1953.Height 41mm
Code: 52018Price: 60.00 GBP
Ashford Hospital Middlesex School of Nursing,Barham Carter MedalAn Enamel nurses badge/medal from the Ashford Hospital Middlesex.The design is the same as the standard hospital badge but the outer rim is in pale green with the addition of a scroll at the base which has Barham Carter Medal on.The condition is excellent having been unissued.Unmarked to rear.Height 39mm
Code: 52017Price: 50.00 GBP
Leicestershire Mental Health Service 25 Years BadgeAn enamel pin back badge for 25 years(service?) for Leicestershire Mental Health Service.The central motif features a Fox,associated with the many Hunting links of the county.In excellent condition with pin,clasp and safety roller catch all good.Makers mark for Fattorini 0121-2361307 Height 25mm
Code: 51964Price: 30.00 GBP
Hampstead General And North West London Hospital,Howard Figgis Nurses Prize MedalA rare Nurses prize medal from the Hampstead General and North West London Hospital.It consists of a yellow base metal medal suspended from a red silk ribbon.The design features a Greek cross with a rod of Asclepius in front of radiating sun rays.The suspension bar takes the form of a stags head.The reverse bears Howard Figgis Medal,and has two crossed anchors above a cross bearing the latin motto-Contra Spen Spera-Hope against Hope.It bears the name Miss M E Berry.This is likely to be Marjory Eliza Berry who registered in May 1925. Condition good although with some knocks,ribbon is rather frayed.Medal height 50mm
Code: 51957Price: 65.00 GBP
Guy's Hospital The Butterworth Long Service MedalInstituted in 1889 by Joshua W Butterworth,this medal was awarded to all nurses of Guy's Hospital who had completed Five years of continuous satisfactory service at the Hospital.
The silver metal(not marked as silver)medal is suspended by a safety pin type fixing.The face shows an image of Thomas Guy,Founder of the Hospital. The rear is engraved to the recipient Cicely Carter,Certificated Nurse on Completing Five Years Service.
Cicely Joan Carter was a probationer at Guys from 1930 to 1934.Staff Nurse to 1935.She gained her CMB in 1935.She is listed in the Guy's Hospital Nurses League Handbook and Register of 1937
Good overall condition but with some surface scratches.Height 47mm
Code: 51895Price: 65.00 GBP
Guy's Hospital London,Sister's Long Service MedalA Rare Long Service Medal for a serving Sister at Guy's Hospital London.Known affectionately as the Tea Pot Stand due to it's large size.It is based upon an original silver badge worn by Nursing Sisters at Guy's in the early 19th Century.This replica was awarded to Sisters in the 20th century after they had successfully served three years.
The large and heavy Pewter coloured disc depicts the forecourt of the hospital,below which is inscribed Eileen Quealy January 1963( Eileen Teresa Quealy trained at Guys,being registered on 28.3.1960) Around the edge is Guy's Hospital Founded AD 1724 and Sister .The reverse side of the medal is plain except for the makers mark for Waterlow & Sons,Ltd London 1930.The medal is uncased .The medal is in a fair condition as pictured. Height of medal 83mm A heavy and impressive piece
Code: 51899Price: 95.00 GBP
Withington Hospital Manchester,Nurses Prize medalA Silver pendant Prize Medal from the Withington Hospital Manchester.In a polished silver ,the face an open book of Learning with a Nurses lamp of enlightenment over a variety of foliage. Condition is good with some minor surface scratches and blemishes,pin and clasp are good The rear is marked Withington Hospital Manchester around the edge.The hallmarks are for John Pinches of London and the year letter for 1953.
Code: 51889Price: 100.00 GBP
Worthing Hospital,Silver Nurses Prize MedalA fine silver Nurses prize medal from Worthing Hospital from the 1960s.A large and heavy silver pendant medal in the same design as the more usual brass or enamelled versions.It features a central Torch of Learning upon a Geneva cross with the motto Unbounded Courage and Compassion Join'd.This is suspended from a pin back bar brooch bearing the title Worthing Hospital.The rear is engraved for Rosine Street,Presented by Mr E Manley Bird 1964.Hallmarked for the Birmingham Badge & Medal company,Birmingham 1963 Height 55mm
A large and impressive piece in good overall condition
Code: 51721Price: 50.00 GBP
Royal Southern Hospital Liverpool,Silver Nurses Prize MedalA cased presentation nurses silver prize medal from the Royal Southern Hospital Liverpool.In it's original wooden lined presentation case with silk lining from Boodle & Dunthorne Goldsmiths,Lord Street Liverpool. The medal bears the Hospital Nurse training badge flanked by two angels and is suspended from a pin back bar brooch.The rear is inscribed Awarded to Nora Joan Smith Junior Nurses Examination1948.Hallmarked for B&D Birmingham 1948.Very good condition.Medal height 51mm
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