John Alcindor

John Alcindor

Doctor. Born in Port of Spain, Trinidad (his birth date may have been the 9th of July 1873). He won a scholarship in 1892, which paid for his passage to Britain, where he studied in Edinburgh and G...

Person, Medicine, Nationalism, Caribbean Islands, Scotland

1 memorial
Dame Louisa Brandreth Aldrich-Blake

Dame Louisa Brandreth Aldrich-Blake

Surgeon (and a skilled boxer and cricket-player).  Born Essex.  Studied medicine at the London School of Medicine for Women.

Person, Medicine

1 memorial
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson

Born in Whitechapel. She was the first female doctor to be trained in Britain and went on to promote the medical training of women at a time when medicine was an all-male profession.  Elder sister ...

Person, Gender Issues, Medicine

3 memorials
Dr. Louisa Garrett Anderson

Dr. Louisa Garrett Anderson

Born Aldeburgh, Suffolk. CBE MD. Daughter of Elizabeth Garrett Anderson and niece of Millicent Fawcett. Suffragette. Established and ran the Endell Street Military Hospital. The picture shows Ander...

Person, Gender Issues, Medicine

2 memorials
Worshipful Society of Apothecaries

Worshipful Society of Apothecaries

A London livery company. Originally part of the Grocers’ Company, they separated when they were granted their own royal charter in 1617. The Apothecaries Act of 1815 granted them the power to lice...

Group, Medicine

1 memorial
Association of Women Pharmacists

Association of Women Pharmacists

The Pharmaceutical Journal has "a short history of pharmacy and women".

Group, Gender Issues, Medicine

1 memorial
Dame Joanna Astley

Dame Joanna Astley

Nurse of King Henry VI circa 1420-30. When she retired she rented a house in Giltspur Street from St Bartholomew's Hospital.

Person, Medicine

1 memorial
Stanley Bean Atkinson

Stanley Bean Atkinson

Barrister-at-law, Stepney Borough Councillor, guardian of the poor, member of Metropolitan Asylums Board. On top of his legal qualifications he also studied medicine at St Bartholomew's. Died aged ...

Person, Law, Medicine, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
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