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Louisa Innes Lumsden

Title: 
Dame
Dates: 
31 December 1840 – 2 January 1935

Louisa Lumsden was born in Aberdeen in 1840, the youngest child of Clements Lumsden, W.S. advocate in Aberdeen and Jane Forbes.

Louisa Lumsden attended classes run by The Edinburgh Ladies Education Association in the winter of 1868-9.
She was one of the first five students to be taught at the Hitchin women's college (later Girton College) and one of the first three female students to sit University of Cambridge Tripos examinations unofficially in Lent term 1873. She tutored at Girton 1873-74.

At Girton she met Constance Maynard (1849-1935) whom she referred to as her "wife."

Sources
The New Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women
Entry by Lindy Moore p253

Ethel Moorhead

Dates: 
Born 1869, died1955

Ethel Moorhead’s father was an army surgeon, and the family lived in India, Mauritius and South Africa before settling in Dundee. Three brothers and her sister, Alice, all became doctors. Moorhead trained as an artist in Paris at Whistler’s studio, returning to Dundee keep house for her ageing parents. Her own studio, shared with a Miss Oliphant, was in the King Street Arcade, Dundee (now demolished). She exhibited her paintings widely, including in Glasgow, Liverpool, London and Dublin.

Sources
The Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women
Entry by Mary Henderson
Dundee Women's Trail
Mary Henderson and the Dundee Women's Trail
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