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Altschul, Annie Therese (1919–2001), psychiatric nurse and teacher, was born into a middle-class Jewish family in Vienna on 18 February 1919, the daughter of Ludwig Altschul and his wife Marie. Despite the early death of her father, she enjoyed an idyllic childhood, which was enriched by her close family and the access she had to a diverse range of cultural activities. Her mother encouraged interest in the arts, sciences, and humanities, but ultimately it was mathematics that she chose for her undergraduate studies at the ...


Annie Altschul (1919–2001), by unknown photographer

Royal College of Nursing


Bertha Porter

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Munday, Henry (bap. 1623, d. 1682), schoolmaster and physician, was the son of Henry Munday of Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, and was baptized there on 21 September 1623. He matriculated at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, on 20 May 1642, and afterwards became a postmaster or portionist of ...


Naidoo [née Basu, Bose], Sandhya (1922–2017), educational psychologist and teacher, was born in Gardner Street, Partick, Glasgow, on 19 August 1922, the daughter of Narendra Nath Basu (1897–1957) and his wife, Jenny Olise, née Henriksen (1889–1977), a dressmaker of Norwegian parentage, who had married in ...


Sharpe, Ella Agnes Freeman (1875–1947), psychoanalyst and schoolteacher, was born on 23 February 1875 at Garden Place, Cross Street, Sudbury, Suffolk, the daughter of Frank Sharpe, silk weaver, and Mary Ann Freeman. Owing to the premature death of her father, Ella Sharpe took on the responsibilities of an eldest son, forgoing the chance to study at ...


Ward [née Lord], Emily Mary Jane (1850–1930), headmistress and founder of the Norland Institute for nursery-nursing, was born at Parkfield, St Alkmund, Derby, on 13 August 1850, the daughter of James Lord, barrister, and his wife, Elizabeth Mary, formerly Coy. Early in her life her parents moved to ...