Society of Apothecaries


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politics Emily Davies
In 1862 the university's Senate rejected the petition and refused to allow Garrett to matriculate. Garrett successfully passed the Society of Apothecaries ' exam in 1865, and had her name entered on the British Medical Register


Sir Hans Sloane leased land at Chelsea from the Society of Apothecaries and founded the scientific centre which is still functioning as the Chelsea Physic Garden .
October 1865
Elizabeth Garrett obtained an apothecary's licence through the Society of Apothecaries : this began her medical career, after her rejection by the Universities of London , Edinburgh , St Andrews , Oxford , and Cambridge .
The Society of Apothecaries began to admit women to its examinations.