Dr Elizabeth Garrett Anderson

Died aged 81

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson (9 June 1836 – 17 December 1917) was an English physician and suffragist. She was the first woman to qualify in Britain as a physician and surgeon. She was the co-founder of the first hospital staffed by women, the first dean of a British medical school, the first woman in Britain to be elected to a school board and, as mayor of Aldeburgh, the first female mayor in Britain.

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Elizabeth Garrett Anderson 1836-1917 the first woman to qualify as a Doctor in Britain lived here

20 Upper Berkeley Street, Westminster, W1, London, United Kingdom where they lived

First woman to qualify in Britain as physician and surgeon Elizabeth Garrett Anderson MD Britain's first woman mayor Aldeburgh 1908 lived here 1841-1852

The Uplands, Victoria Street, Aldeburgh, United Kingdom where they lived (1841-1852)

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson 1836-1919 was born in a house formerly on this site. The first woman to be registered as a medical practitioner and surgeon. Founder of the first hospital for and staffed by women

London Guildhall University, Commercial Road, E1, London, United Kingdom where they was born (1836)

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Hospital This building was formerly the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Hospital Built in 1890 and finally closed in 2002. It was established by Elizabeth Garrett Anderson. The first woman to qualify as a doctor in Britain who created a hospital in which women were treated by women only. The building was acquired and fully restored by the trade union UNISON in 2011 and was incorporated into the UNISON Centre.

UNISON Centre, Euston Road, London, United Kingdom where they established (1890)

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