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Anderson, Louisa Garrett (1873–1943), surgeon and suffragette, was born at the house of her paternal uncle, 9 Lyndhurst Road, Hampstead, London, on 28 July 1873, the eldest of the three children and the only surviving daughter of James George Skelton Anderson (1838–1907), shipowner, and his wife, the pioneering physician ...

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Hamilton, Margaret, Lady Belhaven and Stenton (b. in or before 1625, d. in or after 1694), royalist heroine and medical practitioner, was the illegitimate daughter of James Hamilton, second marquess of Hamilton (1589–1625). It has been plausibly suggested that her mother was Anne...

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Martindale, Louisa (1872–1966), gynaecologist and suffragist, the elder daughter of William Martindale (1833/4–c.1874), a City of London businessman, and Louisa Spicer [see Martindale, Louisa (1839-1914)], his second wife, was born at Gainsborough Lodge, Leytonstone, London, on 30 October 1872. Her father was an evangelical Anglican, her mother a Congregationalist. ...

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Murray, Flora (1869–1923), physician and suffragette, was born at Murraythwaite, in Dumfriesshire, on 8 May 1869, the fourth of five children of John Murray (1828–1862), landowner and retired naval captain, and his wife, Grace Harriet, née Graham (1838–1923). Having attended schools in London...

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Summerskill, Edith Clara, Baroness Summerskill (1901–1980), medical practitioner and politician, was born on 19 April 1901 at 46 Doughty Street, London, the youngest of three children and the youngest daughter of Dr William Summerskill MRCS LRCP (1866–1947) and his wife, Edith Clara Wilde...