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Girton College

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Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

Girton College

Building   From 16/10/1869

Categories: Education

England's first residential college for women. Established in 1869 by Emily Davies and Barbara Bodichon. Originally located at Benslow House in Hitchin as it was felt to be less controversial not to site it in Cambridge. Eventually it was relocated to land near the village of Girton in Cambridgeshire and opened in October 1873. Male students were first admitted in 1978.

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Emily Davies

Emily Davies, 1830 - 1921, founder of Girton College Cambridge lived here. Gr...

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