Philip, Jessy Thomson/Jane Thomson/[Janet Thomson]


Student United College 1893-1894 Jun. Lat.; Jun. Math.; French 1894-1895 Lat.; Math. 1895-1896 N. Phil. & Prac. N. Phil.; Log. 1896-1897 M. Phil.; Eng. Lit. Taylour Thomson bursar, 1893. M.A. 26.3.1897.


Born 26.11.1876 daughter of William Philip, master joiner, Dundee and Annie Abbott.

Attended Dundee High School.


[Called Janet in later years]

Secretary and acting Dean, London School of Economics 1919-1938.

O.B.E. [Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire]

Married (1) David Mair, (2) 15.12.1942 Lord Beveridge.


Died at Oxford 25.4.1959.


  • UYUC400:10 & 13.10.1893
  • UYUY452/22/109
  • Births Reg. Dundee St Mary 1876/897
  • Alumnus Chronicle 50p41
  • Times 27.4.1959 p15