Timeline

Scientists and Composers

1700
1700

Elizabeth Blackwell

Botanical illustrator

1742
1742

Anne Hunter

Composer and Poet

1750
1750

Caroline Herschel

Astronomer

1750

Elizabeth Fulhame

Chemist

1780
1780

Mary Somerville

Mathematician and Physicist

1808
1808

Mary Lyell

Geologist

1815
1815

Ada Lovelace

Mathematician and Computer Pioneer

1856
1856

Helen Hopekirk

Composer and Pianist

1857
1857

Williamina Fleming

Astronomer

1864
1864

Maria Ogilvie Gordon

Geologist

1866
1866

Beatrix Potter

Mycologist

1878
1878

Leonora Rintoul

Ornithologist

1879
1879

Evelyn Baxter

Ornithologist

1880
1880

Helen Ogilvie

Marine Biologist

1880

Marie Stopes

Palaeobotanist

1882
1882

Laura Florence

Entomologist

1883
1883

Doris MacKinnon

Zoologist

1883

Muriel Robertson

Protozoologist and Bacteriologist

1891
1891

Janette Dunlop

Physicist

1894
1894

Victoria Drummond

Marine engineer

1896
1896

Eleanor Pairman Brown

Mathematician

1896

Sheina MacAlister Marshall

Marine Biologist

1899
1899

Charlotte Auerbach

Biologist

1901
1901

Isabella Gordon

Biologist

1902
1902

Marion Gray

Mathematician

1903
1903

Marion Ross

Physicist

1910
1910

Shena Fraser

Composer, Pianist and Violinist

1920
1920

Rosalind Franklin

X-Ray Crystallographer

1922
1922

Barbara Clayton

Chemical Pathologist

1933
1933

Karen Diele

Marine Ecologist

1938
1938

Marjory Roy

Meteorologist

1959
1959

Frances M Lynch

Composer and Singer

1962
1962

Maureen Young

Conservation Scientist and Geologist

1964
1964

Audrey Litterick

Crop and Soil Scientist

1965
1965

Andrea Nolan

Veterinary Medicine

1967
1967

Emma Hart

Bio-inspired computing

1969
1969

Lynne Plowman

Composer

1974
1974

Sarah Hamilton

Conservation Scientist

1980
1980

Cheryl Frances-Hoad

Composer

1985
1985

Aurélie Turmel

Geologist and Archaeologist