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Findlay, Mary Graham, 1920-2004 (Medical missionary; Superintendent Rainy Women's Hospital, Madras, India)



  • Existence: 1920 - 8 April 2004


Mary Findlay followed in her mother's footsteps as a medical missionary, going first to Kailimpong in north India. In 1947 she joined her parents in Mukden (now Shenyang), Manchuria, working in a women's clinic under the aegis of the Church of Scotland. In 1950 the Communist Chinese government took over, and she returned to Scotland, but later went back to India, becoming the seniordoctor at Rainy Women's Hospital in Madras. In 1967 she joined a general practice partnership in Leven, Fife, where she remained until retirement. In the 1980s she returned to Manchuria to teachmedical English. She passed away from left ventricular failure with pneumonia on 8 April 2004.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Papers of Mary Findlay about Manchuria, a visit to Shenyang (1985-86)

 Fonds — Box CSWC Small Collections Box 4
Identifier: CSWC 100