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Blue plaque commemorating pioneering female doctor on Harley Street rejected by English Heritage

Blue plaque commemorating pioneering female doctor on Harley Street rejected by English Heritage

English Heritage has rejected a request to commemorate a trailblazing female doctor with a blue plaque on Harley Street despite two men being commemorated there. Not one female physician is honoured with a plaque on London’s Harley Street — home to numerous private doctors since the 19th century. Dr Sophia Jex-Blake, who died in 1912, spearheaded the battle for …

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