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Biography of Anna Pollock Martin

Anna Pollock Martin graduated MB from the University in 1903 and MD in 1906.

Martin was born in Ashapura, India, daughter of Reverend William Martin, a missionary in Rajputana. Martin was educated at Park School, Glasgow, before enrolling at the University in 1898, aged 18.

A Fellow of the Glasgow Obstetrical & Gynaecological Society, Martin was resident surgeon of the Gynaecology ward at the Royal Infirmary and hospital surgeon at the Glasgow maternity hospital. She went in to private practice in Ayr, before serving as a Church of Scotland missionary to the woman's hospital, the Mure Memorial Hospital, Nagpur from 1920. For her services there, she was awarded the Kaisar-i-Hind medal in 1942.


Archival Materials

  • The Medical Directory 1914


Anna Pollock Martin
Born 14 July 1879.
Died 5 January 1948.
GU Degrees: MB ChB, 1903; Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, MD, 1906;
University Link: Graduate
Occupation categories: gynaecologists; physicians
Additional Information: R3/1/1 (vol 2)
English snippet: Medical Graduate of the University of Glasgow
Record last updated: 15th Jan 2015

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India India, Ashapura
Place of Birth

England England, Southampton
Place of Death

India India, Nagpur

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