Williams, Ethel (1863–1948)

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Williams, Ethel (1863–1948)

English doctor. Name variations: Ethel May Nucella Williams. Born July 8, 1863, in Cromer, Norfolk, England; died Jan 29, 1948; London School of Medicine, MD, 1895; studied at University of Vienna Medical School.

The 1st woman general practitioner in Newcastle upon Tyne (1897–1924), the 1st woman in Newcastle with a driver's license and the 1st woman in northern England to be seen driving a car (1906), was also the 1st school doctor for Gateshead High School; joined the 1st London suffragist procession (1907) and was involved with North-East Society for Women's Suffrage; served as a secretary of the Newcastle Workers' and Soldiers' Council (1917); elected vice chair and president of Federation of Medical Women; cofounded the Northern Women's Hospital in Newcastle upon Tyne.

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