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Westfield College

Building  From 1882 

Categories: Education, Gender Issues

Founded in 1882 by Constance Louisa Maynard and Ann Dudin Brown, as a residential women's college modelled on women's colleges already established in Oxford and Cambridge. The name probably came from the two houses in which it was founded; Westfield Villas. Women at Queen Mary gives an unlikely alternative. 1919 it became a full member of the University of London. Merged with Queen Mary College in in 1989.

The picture shows staff and students in 1889 in the back garden of Maresfield Gardens.

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In these two houses on 2nd October 1882 Westfield College opened its doors fo...

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