Men of the Time, eleventh edition/Anderson, Elizabeth Garrett
ANDERSON, Elizabeth Garrett-, M.D., eldest daughter of Newsom Garrett, Esq., of Aldeburgh, Suffolk, was born in London in 1837, and educated at home, and at a private school. Miss Elizabeth Garrett commenced the study of medicine at Middlesex Hospital in 1860; completed the medical curriculum at St. Andrews, Edinburgh, and the London Hospital; and passed the examination at Apothecaries' Hall, receiving the diploma of L.S.A. in Oct. 1865. Miss Garrett was appointed General Medical Attendant to St. Mary's Dispensary in June, 1866; she obtained the degree of M.D. from the University of Paris in 1870, and in the same year was appointed one of the visiting physicians to the East London Hospital for Children and Dispensary for Women. On Nov. 29, 1870, Miss Garrett was elected a member of the London School Board, being returned by a large majority at the head of the poll for Marylebone. She was married Feb. 9, 1871, to Mr. I. G. S. Anderson, of the Orient line of steam-ships to Australia. Mrs. Garrett-Anderson continues to practise in London as a physician for women and children. She has written various papers on medical and social questions.