Elizabeth Garrett Anderson


Physician. One of the first women to practise medicine in Britain. Obtained a medical licence from the Society of Apothecaries, 1865. MD 1870, University of Paris. Senior physician, New Hospital for Women, 1866–92. Lecturer on medicine, London School of Medicine for Women, 1875–97; dean, 1883–1903.

Sources: DNB Manton 1965. (See the bibliography for full references to sources)