• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE5670

Doherty, Auvergne

(1896 – 1961)
  • Born 3 October, 1896, Perth Western Australia Australia
  • Died 3 January, 1961, Perth Western Australia Australia
  • Occupation Barrister, Farmer, Lawyer, Solicitor


Auvergne Doherty, from Western Australia, was one of the first nine women admitted as barristers in England. She was admitted to Middle Temple in 1920 and called in 1922. Doherty did not practise and returned to Australia where she became the manager of a cattle station; her father was a wool broker.

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