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.

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Bensham Road near the junction with Rectory Road, Gateshead
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by Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council in 1995

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