Blackadder, Agnes Forbes


Student U.C.D. [University College Dundee] 1892-1893 Jun. Math.; Chem.; Prac. Chem.; Sen. Lat.; Log. 1893-1894 N. Phil.; Eng. Lit.; Log. 1894-1895 Anat. & Prac. Anat.; Zool. Also at U.C.D. 1897-1898.

M.A. 29.3.1895


Born 4.12.1875 daughter of Robert Blackadder, architect and civil engineer, Dundee and Agnes Sturrock.

Attended Dundee High School.


First woman graduate of St Andrews University.

Also at Glasgow University - M.B. Ch.B. 1898. M.D. 1901.

Married Dr. Thomas D. Savill in 1901 - she was widowed in 1910. Consultant in London. Physician to St John’s hospital for women 1904. [Doctor]

Published on dermatology and history.

A System of Clinical Medicine. 3rd ed. (by Thomas Dixon Savill, revised by Agnes Savill). (New York: William Wood, 1912)

The Hair and Scalp, a Clinical Study. 3rd ed. (London: Edward Arnold, 1944)

Music, Health and Character (London: Lane, [1923])

Acute Dilation of the Heart in Children: M.D. Thesis, University of Glasgow, 1901



Died 12.5.1964.