Garrett, Elizabeth


Student United College 1862-1863 (First female matriculation; matriculation cancelled and classes refused).


Born 9.6.1836 in London daughter of Newson Garrett, merchant, Aldeburgh and Louisa Dummell.


Studied Middlesex, London and Edinburgh. Also at Paris University - M.D. 1870. L.S.A. 1865.

Senior visiting physician, New hospital for women, London. [Doctor]

Dean of London School of Medicine for Women 1883-1903.


The sanitary care and treatment of children and their diseases. (Boston: Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1881)

An enquiry into the character of the Contagious Diseases Acts of 1866-1869. (London: Harrison & Sons printers, 1870)

Inaugural address delivered by Mrs Garrett Anderson, M.D., October 1st, 1877 at the London School of Medicine for Women. (London: H.K. Lewis, 1877)

Petition to the central educational authorities of England, Wales, Scotland & Ireland, distributed to the medical profession of the United Kingdom. (Birmingham: Printed by Morland, 1905)


Died 17.12.1917.