Dame. Annie Louise MCILROY, ,Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the London School of Medicine for Women

Female 1874 - 1968  (93 years)


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  • Name Annie Louise MCILROY 
    Prefix Dame. 
    Suffix ,Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the London School of Medicine for Women 
    Born 11 Nov 1874  Ballymoney, County Antrim, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 8 Feb 1968  Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Glasgows first female doctor.
      Annie commenced her studies in Medicine at Glasgow University in 1894. She was one of the first women medical graduates, winning class prizes in both medicine and pathology before obtaining her MB ChB in 1898 followed by an MD with commendation in 1900.
      Dr McIlroy was the first woman Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of the University of London at the Royal Free School of Medicine (from 1921 to 1936). In 1929 she became the first woman founder fellow of the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. She received many honours and became a Dame (DBE) in 1929.
    Person ID I27255  Kirkpatrick Family Archives
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2016 

    Father Dr. James MCILROY, ,of Lavin Cottage,   b. 1843, County Antrim, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1912, County Antrim, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Anna HAMILTON, ,twin,   b. 1842, County Antrim, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1922, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 20 Mar 1872  1st Ballymoney Presbyterian Church, North Antrim. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • In 1901 ,the James,Annie,and daughter Edith were residing at house 1 in New Market Street (Ballycastle, Antrim). In the 1911 census the residence was house 38 in Ann Street (Ballycastle, Antrim).
    Family ID F9192  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart




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