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Alice Horsman

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Born 9 March 1890, died 25 December 1978

Alice Horsman was a Classics student at Somerville College, Oxford. She matriculated in 1908 and was among the first women to be called to the English Bar. She practiced law for many years until deteriorating hearing forced her to end her career. Her law chambers were destroyed in the Blitz in 1940, and in 1943 she bought the Drimnin estate in Morvern, Argyll and took up farming.

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Alice Horsman Scholarship
Based on text included in Notes for Applicants for the Alice Horsman Scholarship 2011 Somerville College, University of Oxford
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