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BSc Manch 1924, MB ChB 1927.

Edwards was born in Manchester on 6 April 1903. She was educated at Manchester High School and Manchester Medical School, qualifying in 1927. Edwards held junior positions at various hospitals including MRI, Manchester Northern Hospital, St Mary's Hospital and Royal Manchester Children's Hospitals. After a couple of years spent away from Manchester, Edwards returned in 1934 to start in general practice in Wythenshawe, being the first woman to practice on the new estate. The practice was very successful and in 1966 Edwards retired from general practice. She worked for ten years part time as a police surgeon in Manchester and was a member of Manchester Medical Society . Edwards died on 1 October 1979.

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