UNIVERSITY of GLASGOW

The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

return to surnames beginning with 'F'

Ethel Bedford Fenwick, 1857-1947

Nationality: Scottish
Date of Birth: 1857
Place of Birth: Morayshire
Date of Death: 1947
Place of Death:

Identity:

Ethel Bedford Fenwick, née Gordon Mason, was a home nurse, a State Registered Nurse and a suffragette.

Life:

She was a leading campaigner in the improvement of nursing education and with her husband, a doctor, campaigned for a nationally recognised certificate for nursing.

Bibliography:

'Nursing and Midwifery History UK: Ethel Bedford Fenwick,' http://www.shef.ac.uk/~nmhuk/adltnur/people/fenwick.html (accessed 24 August 2004).