Dorothy Wyndlow Pattison
woman and Sister Dora
Died aged c. 46
Commemorated on 2 plaques
SISTER DORA. In this cemetery is the grave of Dorothy Wyndlow Pattison or "Sister Dora," 1832-1878, who worked tirelessly to improve the health of the people of Walsall. WALSALL M.B.C 1989
Queen Street Cemetery, Walsall, United Kingdom where they lies
Dorothy Wyndlow Pattison - Sister Dora was born on 16th January 1832, she came to Walsall in 1865 and for the following thirteen years worked ceaselessly to establish a professional medical service in the town. Her great devotion to the working people of Walsall earned her widespread respect. When she died in 1878 thousands mourned her and later she became the country's first woman, other than a member of the Royal family, to be commemorated by a statue.
Sister Dora statue - Park Street, Walsall, United Kingdom where they was the country's first woman, other than a member of the Royal family, to be commemorated by a statue (1878)