Dr Edith Mary Pechey

Aged unknown

Commemorated on 2 plaques

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The Edinburgh Seven. Britain's first female medical students 1869 - 1873. The Surgeons' Hall Riot occurred here 18th November 1870.

Surgeons' Hall Museums, The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Nicolson Street , Edinburgh, United Kingdom where they studied

Dr Edith Mary Pechey. Yorkshire's first woman doctor had her consulting rooms here (1877-1883). A member of the "Edinburgh Seven" she was one of the earliest female university students, and the third woman registered as a doctor in Britain. She opened a free dispensary in Holbeck, staffed entirely by women, and established the pioneering Cama Hospital, Mumbai, offering medical training for Indian women. 1845-1908

Park Square, Leeds, Yorkshire, United Kingdom where they worked