Ruth Dodds (1890-1976)

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Ruth Dodds (8 May 1890 – 1 April 1976) lived in Gateshead, England and was an author, playwright and councillor of Newcastle upon Tyne. She was made the first woman freeman of Gateshead in 1965.One of three daughters of bookbinder and historian Edwin Dodds, Ruth was a local politician. She is known, with her sisters Hope and Sylvia, for founding the Little Theatre Gateshead. A commemorative plaque to the three sisters was erected at their Gateshead home in 2005.

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