Alice Moorhouse New Zealand

Biography of Alice Moorhouse

Alice Moorhouse graduated MBChB from the University in 1901. She was born in Canterbury, New Zealand, daughter of medical doctor Benjamin Michael Moorhouse.

Moorhouse studied at Canterbury College from 1895, before enrolling at the University of Glasgow in 1896.

Moorhouse returned to New Zealand, where she was medical officer at Hanmer Springs Sanatorium, and later at St Helen’s Maternity Hospital, Christchurch. She was member of the Philosophical Institute of Canterbury, and married another member, Reverend Christopher Hudson Moreland on 5 September 1908 at St Michael and All Angels' Church, Christchurch. By the late 1920s Dr Alice Moreland had retired from medical work.


Other Online Resources

  • Mary R. S. and Thomas M. Creese, Ladies in the Laboratory III: South African, Australian, New Zealand, and Canadian Women in Science, Scarecrow Press, Maryland, p.112

Archival Materials

  • University of Glasgow Archives Overseas Database


Alice Moorhouse
Born 9 July 1870.
GU Degree: MBChB, 1901; Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences,
University Link: Alumnus, Graduate
Occupation categories: physicians
Additional Information: R3/1/1 (vol 2)
English snippet: Medical graduate of the University of Glasgow in 1901
Record last updated: 16th Sep 2013

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