Agnes Renton Robson Scotland Malawi

Biography of Agnes Renton Robson

Agnes Renton Robson Fraser, graduation 1898
Agnes Renton Robson Fraser, graduation 1898

Agnes Renton Robson graduated from the University MB ChB in 1898.

After graduation, Robson was a travelling secretary for Students' Christian Mission 1899-1900, and in 1901, she married Donald Fraser, a missionary in Livingstonia, in modern day Malawi. Robson accompanied Fraser as a medical missionary and was stationed at Hora, West Nyasa. Their work in Malawi has been well documented through their various writings, Agnes publishing Donald Fraser of Livingstonia in 1934, and The teaching of healthcraft to African women in 1932.


Archival Materials

  • DC233/2/22/2/40
  • R3/1/1 (vol 2) Register of dates of birth of graduates 1881-1915


Agnes Renton Robson
Born 14 July 1874.
GU Degree: MB ChB, 1898;
University Link: Graduate
Occupation categories: missionaries; physicians
Additional Information: R3/1/1 (vol 2)
English snippet: Medical missionary in Malawi
Record last updated: 18th Dec 2012

Country Associations

Scotland Scotland, Perth
Place of Birth

Malawi Malawi, Livingstonia

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