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Anderson, Mary Adamson (1837–1910)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Education; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 3 words.

See Edinburgh Seven

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Austin, Harriet N.

Jane B. Donegan.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Ethical Issues and Debates; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 986 words.

Austin, Harriet N. (1825–1891), hydropathic physician and health and dress reformer, was born in Connecticut but raised in Moravia, New York. Little is known about her parentage or early...

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Ayrton [née Chaplin], Matilda Charlotte (1846–1883), physician

M. A. Elston.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 809 words.

Ayrton [née Chaplin], Matilda Charlotte (1846–1883), physician, was born in Honfleur, France, the daughter of John Clarke Chaplin, a solicitor. Her early studies were in drawing and...

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Blackwell, Elizabeth

Regina Morantz-Sanchez.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Medicine and Health; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1615 words.

Blackwell, Elizabeth (03 February 1821–31 May 1910), physician, reformer, and medical educator, was born in Bristol, England, daughter of Samuel Blackwell, a prosperous sugar refiner, and...

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Blake, Sophia Louisa Jex- (1840–1912), physician and campaigner for women's rights

Shirley Roberts.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 2786 words.

Blake, Sophia Louisa Jex- (1840–1912), physician and campaigner for women's rights, was born on 21 January 1840 at 3 Croft Place, Hastings, Sussex. She was the youngest of the three...

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Bovell, Emily (1841–1885)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Education; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 6 words.

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Cutler, Hannah Tracy

Marilyn Elizabeth Perry.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1158 words.

Cutler, Hannah Tracy (25 December 1815–11 February 1896), women's rights leader and physician, women’s rights leader and physician, was born Hannah Maria Conant in Becket, Berkshire County,...

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Edinburgh Seven (act. 1869–1873)

M. A. Elston.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Education; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 2070 words.

Edinburgh Seven (act. 1869–1873), a group of women who attempted to gain professional qualifications in medicine from the University of Edinburgh, were led by Sophia Jex-Blake (1840–1912)....

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Evans, Helen (1833/4–1903)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Education; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 3 words.

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Ferris, Elizabeth Anne Esther [Liz] (1940–2012), diver, doctor, and campaigner for gender equality in sport

Martin Polley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Medicine and Health; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1328 words.

Ferris, Elizabeth Anne Esther [Liz] (1940–2012), diver, doctor, and campaigner for gender equality in sport, was born on 19 November 1940 at the Mary Stanley Nursing Home in Bridgwater,...

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