Suffragette Dorothy Louise Meihè was born On This Day 2 June 1876
A member of the Women's Social & Political Union.
Born in 1876 at 1 Park Avenue, West Norwood to a Swiss Father and English Mother, Fanny. The family soon moved to a substantial detached house, built for them by an architect at 34 Ambleside Avenue, Streatham where Dorothy's younger sister Winifrede was born.
In later years Dorothy inherited her unmarried Aunt Alice's estate with the understanding that on Dorothy's death the residue money would be used to establish a scholarship for female medical students at the Royal Free Hospital. This scholarship continues today.