Elizabeth Allen-Williams, née Hubert.
Date of Birth: 19/11/1948, Salisbury UK.
Marriage 1974 Divorce 1996
Children: Mair, born 30th January 1981, Catrin, born 30th December 1982.
Baptized, 1949 Confirmed, 1964
Membership, Religious Society of Friends, 1991
Oblation CSMV, 1994-2006, (when entered the Community as an Aspirant).
Society of the Sacred Cross, Tymawr, May 2008—
First Profession 4th January 2011
Profession of Life Vows 2 February 2014
Early schools, army schools in Egypt and Cyprus (Nursery in Belgium?)
1957-1965 Guildford High School
1966 Language school in France, few months
1966 Secretarial College in Guildford, certificate awarded
1967 – 1970 St George’s Hospital, London, School of Nursing
1973 Language School in Italy, few months
1977, day release, diploma in nursing course, Bristol Technical College
1986-90, very part time training as ballet teacher
Over the years in Lincoln, 5 counselling courses, training as bereavement counsellor, German, Spanish, French.
1996 Back to Nursing course, 6 months part time, Queen’s Medical Centre
1996 Prison Service College, Wakefield, Prison Officer Training, 3 months
Various in service trainings including specific health care ones, social work, plus the general ones, Race Relations, Control and Restraint etc.
GCE’s – French, English Lit, English Language, Maths, History, Geography, Biology. 1965
Various outdated music and language exams and certificates, none at professional level
Also Bishop’s course (6 terms), later I facilitated two of these over 4 years. Have certificate.
Secretarial Diploma – 1966
State Registered Nurse (now, RGN) 1970
Registered in France, 1971
Diploma in Nursing Part A, 1978
Back to Nursing Cert, ENB 902, 1996
Associate, then Member of the British Association of Teachers of Dance (classical ballet).1988, 1990
Qualified as Prison Officer, 1996 (Certificates)
Secretary for car sales, Wadhams Motors 1967 (months only, left to train as a nurse)
Nursing – at St George’s until 1971, then agency, a bit less than a year,
Nursing in France 72-3(14 months),
Switzerland for a few months working with children in a boarding holiday school
Nursing: St George’s Hospital as a Night Sister (1974). Left to get married
Secretary: Saudi Arabia, brief stint as a part time bilingual secretary – left to go to Africa
Nursing: Kenya, part time over a couple of years as a volunteer nurse tutor (1974-77)
Nursing: Ham Green Hospital Bristol, Ward Sister (1977-78, 18 months). Left to go to Indonesia
Indonesia, a bit of ballet teaching; 1979,80 (18 months)
Returned to UK and had children. (Mair 30.01.1981; Catrin 30.12. 82).
Voluntary work included Mothers’ Union things, including speaker, Bereavement counselling (with continuous in-service training), facilitating Diocesan ‘Bishop’s Courses’, National Childbirth Trust befriender, teaching French in junior school, liturgical dance group, various roles for churches and Quaker Meetings, teaching classical ballet until entered a Religious Community.
1996-2005 Health Care Officer, Prison Service.
Two year participation in Chaplaincy group for prisoners facing long sentences, including Life. Did a fair bit of translating with French speakers, and a bit with Italian. First Night Centre team. SWIP Officer (Social Work in Prison). Lifer Management.
2005 – 6: Age Concern as Befriender. (CRB check)
March 2006 – March 2008 Two years in the Novitiate of Anglican Religious Community (Community of St Mary the Virgin.) (CRB check)
May 2008 Society of the Sacred Cross. RGN Registration maintained; nursing in the community and PREP done. RCN Member