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.
RUI Doctorate Degree of Medicine awarded to Emily Winifred Dickson on 21st May 1896. The certificate is signed by T.W Moffett, Pro Vice Chancellor.
Newspaper cuttings relating to Emily Winifred Dickson from the following
The Glasgow Herald
British Medical Journal
The Irish Times