Joan Elizabeth Bamji (née Jermyn)

BMJ 2011; 342 doi: (Published 08 June 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d659
  1. Andrew Bamji

Born in Kings Lynn into a staunch Methodist family, Joan Elizabeth Bamji (née Jermyn) (“Betty”) was educated at Benenden (which she hated), her fees paid by her uncle, whose wife had been at the wheel when her father died in a road accident. As a left wing physiology graduate in London before the second world war, she sold …

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