Emily Winifred Dickson
Emily Winifred Dickson was born in Tyrone in 1866 to the Ulster Liberal MP Thomas A. Dickson and his wife Elizabeth. She was the second youngest of seven children and was educated at the Ladies Collegiate School in Belfast and Harold House School in London. In 1887 she enrolled in RCSI, where she was the only female medical student.
The certificate below is a RCSI first class certificate in Preliminary Education awarded to Emily Winifred Dickson on 19th October 1887. The certificate is signed by Anthony Corley, President and John Brennan, Registrar.
Manuscript letters of support for women being admitted to medicals schools and being accepted into the British Medical Association. Includes the names…
Medals awarded to Emily Winifred Dickson during her time as a student.