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Bowyer, Jeanne Winifred, b.1926 (Cert. Social Study, Edinburgh University)



  • Existence: b.1926


Certificate of Social Study, 1949. Born in Pelang, Malaya to an English physician and an Irish mother, Jeanne went to school in Scotland. She fled Singapore with the mother and sister in 1941 to Batavia and then to Sydney. Her father who had been superintendant of the main hospital in Singapore, was interned by the Japanese and died as a result of maltreatment. Jeanne completed her schooling in Sydney and then travelled to Durban to join members of her father's family resident in Natal. She married medical graduate and neuroscientist Kresimir Krnjevic in Edinburgh in 1954 and the couple emigrated to the United States.

Sources: Student admission file, EUA; Edinburgh University calendar; "The History of Neuroscience in Autobiography", Volume 7, edited by Larry R Squire, OUP.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

B57 Bowyer, Jeanne Winifred, 1947-1951

 File — Box SW 10
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/8/1/85
Scope and Contents Certificate of Social Study 1949. File contains: Enrolment form, correspondence from the Rajah of Sarawak Fund regarding a bursary for the course. Details of practical placements are located at the back of the file and contain reports from: Miss Reid, Y.W.C.A Central Club, Edinburgh; H. P. Tait, Maternity and child Welfare Department; District secretary, Edinburgh Council of Social Service; Helen M. Mitchell, Almoner, Elsie Inglis Memorial Maternity Hospital; Mrs M. Simpson, Secretary,...
Dates: 1947-1951