Nora Mason

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: (Published 17 February 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h741
  1. Robert Mason

Nora Mason enterered medical school in 1938, where she met her future husband Robert Mason. She was awarded a Rockerfeller scholarship in 1943 to complete her medical studies in the USA. She graduated at Yale in 1944 and worked for a year in Richmond, Virginia. When she returned in 1945, she had to requalify at Manchester. After early posts in paediatrics she met up with Robert, who by then had become a major in the Royal Army Medical Corps, returning from the Far East. They married in 1946 and moved to Grange-over-Sands, where they established themselves in general practice in 1947. In later years Nora specialised in family planning. Predeceased by her husband in 1996, she leaves two children, four grandchildren, and four great grandchildren.


Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h741


  • Former general practitioner Grange-over-Sands (b 1921; q University of Manchester 1945; MD Yale), d 6 Jan 2015.

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