Edith Josephine Donnelly Ireland Scotland

Biography of Edith Josephine Donnelly

Edith Josephine Donnelly graduated MA from the University in 1914. She was born in Dalkey near Dublin in 1891, daughter of Patrick, a roll-marker.

Donnelly enrolled at the University in 1910, where she studied French, Mathematics and History, specialising in English. She graduated with honours on 21 November 1914.

After graduating she became a teacher in Barrhead, a town south west of Glasgow.


Archival Materials

  • R3/1/1 Register of dates of birth of graduates Vols.I-III 1881-1915
  • R4/1/8 Schedules of Graduates in Arts (MA) 1914


Edith Josephine Donnelly
Born 16 April 1891.
GU Degree: MA, 1914; Arts,
University Link: Graduate
Occupation categories: teachers
English snippet: Arts graduate of the University of Glasgow
Record last updated: 24th Feb 2014

Country Associations

Ireland Ireland, Dalkey
Place of Birth

Scotland Scotland, Barrhead

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