Johanne Maria Thorpe
b. in Christiana (Oslo) Norway
Accoucer and certified midwife
Set up practice in Wellington in 1879
Appointed temporary Matron, Wellington Hospital July 1882 - December 1882
Subsequently resumed private practice in Wellington.
In 1889 she was called before two separate Coroner's Court sessions, each dealing with the death of a woman following an abortion allegedly performed by her. In neither case were any charges brought.
Appears to have left Wellington soon after.