Mary Edith Pechey

Standard Name: Pechey, Mary Edith


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Education Sophia Jex-Blake
SJB , Mary Edith Pechey , and Isabel Thorne applied to St Mary's Hospital Medical School , London, and were all refused entry.
Collie, Michael. Henry Maudsley: Victorian Psychiatrist. West End House, http://HSS.
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Education Sophia Jex-Blake
With degrees and examination passes from outside Britain, Sophia Jex-Blake and Edith Pechey became official practitioners of medicine within the United Kingdom, after Ireland's Royal College of Physicians accepted them.
Blake, Catriona, and Wendy Savage. The Charge of the Parasols: Women’s Entry to the Medical Profession. Women’s Press.
Franck, Irene, and David Brownstone. Women’s World: A Timeline of Women in History. HarperCollins; HarperPerennial.
Education Sophia Jex-Blake
The first to respond was Mrs Isabel Thorne , the next Miss Edith Pechey . When two more women—Miss Matilda Chaplin and Mrs Helen Evans —expressed their intention to apply, SJB proceeded to request matriculation...
Education Sophia Jex-Blake
The private tuition received by Edith Pechey was used as an excuse to pass her over for the prestigious Hope Scholarship despite her ranking first in her cohort.
Roberts, Shirley. Sophia Jex-Blake. Routledge.
politics Sophia Jex-Blake
She explained that the rioters were led by Dr Christison 's class assistant, a Mr Craig.
Roberts, Shirley. Sophia Jex-Blake. Routledge.
This testimony sparked a libel lawsuit, initiated by Craig. Contemporary accounts describe the case as heavily prejudiced, as...


March 1870: Edinburgh University student Mary Edith Pechey...

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March 1870

Edinburgh University student Mary Edith Pechey received the highest grades in her class for the Chemistry examination, but was denied the right to receive the Hope Scholarship.


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