Story: Donley, Joan Elsa

Joan Donley and some of the children she 'caught'

Joan Donley and some of the children she 'caught'

More than 150 people gathered to celebrate Joan Donley’s 80th birthday in 1996, including some of the 750 children she 'caught' (delivered) during her career as a midwife.

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How to cite this page:

Linda Bryder. 'Donley, Joan Elsa', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2018. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/6d2/donley-joan-elsa (accessed 13 December 2018)