Mary Roe Riddall Italy Northern Ireland

Biography of Mary Roe Riddall

Mary Roe Riddall was born in Turin, Italy around 1870 while her father, Reverned Walter Riddall, served as British Chaplain there.

Riddall enrolled at the University in 1892 to study Medicine the year that Queen Margaret College for Women became part of the University, enabling women to obtain the same degree as men. Whilst at the University she took classes ranging from Anatomy to Practical Pharmacy and won three Second-Class Certificates in Physiology, Surgery and Materia Medica and Therapeutics.


Other Online Resources

Archival Materials

  • DC233/2/7/1/1 Queen Margaret College Enrollment book
  • R7/3/2 Prizes List 1863-97
  • R8/2/1 Matriculation Album 1892-1903 Women


Mary Roe Riddall
Born 1870.
GU Degree: Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, 1892-4;
University Link: Student
English snippet: Medical student at the University of Glasgow from 1892-4
Record last updated: 6th Jan 2014

Country Associations

Italy Italy, Piemonte, Turin
Place of Birth

Northern Ireland Northern Ireland, Antrim, Belfast

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University Connections

University Roles

  • Student