Emily Davies
(1830-1921)

Died aged c. 91

Sarah Emily Davies (22 April 1830 – 13 July 1921) was an English feminist, suffragist and a pioneering campaigner for women's rights to university access. She is principally remembered as being the co-founder and an early Mistress of Girton College, Cambridge University, the first college in England to educate women.

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Commemorated on 3 plaques

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Emily Davies 1830-1921 founder of Girton College, Cambridge lived here

17 Cunningham Place, London, United Kingdom where they lived

Emily Davies campaigner for Women’s Education was born here

6 Carlton Crescent, Southampton, United Kingdom where they was born (1830)

Emily Davies (1830-1921) A pioneer both of women's education and the campaign for votes for women. Founder of Girton College, Cambridge. She was a daughter of the Rector of Gateshead and lived her early life in the Rectory which stood on this site.

Bensham Road near the junction with Rectory Road, Gateshead, United Kingdom where they lived