Agnes Valentine Thomson

Title: 
Dr.
Other names: 
Her maiden surname was Baxter
Dates: 
1880-1952

Agnes Valentine Baxter was born in
Brechin on 13 May 1880. She was Dux of Brechin High
School and was one of the first women at Aberdeen
University to graduate in arts, medicine and science: M.A.,
1902; B.Sc, 1905; M.B., 1907 She was awarded the Fife Jamieson medal in Anatomy. During the First World War she was appointed
as the Anaesthetist and Lecturer at Aberdeen’s first Sick
Children’s and Maternity Hospital situated at Castle
Terrace, Aberdeen 1916 - 1919.