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Aikin, Charles Rochemont (1775–1847), surgeon, was born at Warrington, Lancashire, the second son of John Aikin (1747–1822), physician, author, and religious dissenter, and Martha Jennings (c.1746–1830); he was the grandson of John Aikin (1713–1780), and brother of Lucy Aikin (1781–1864) and ...

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Richard Carmichael (1779–1849) by Edward Francis Finden (after Sir Frederic William Burton) Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

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Carmichael, Richard (1779–1849), surgeon and educationist, was born in Bishop Street, Dublin, on 6 February 1779, the fourth son of Hugh Carmichael, solicitor, who was closely related to the Scottish family of the earls of Hyndford, and his wife, Sarah (née Rogers)...

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Norman Moore

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Estlin, John Bishop (1785–1855), surgeon, son of John Prior Estlin (1747–1817), schoolmaster, of Bristol, and his second wife, Susanna Bishop (d. 1842), was born at St Michael's Hill, Bristol, on 26 December 1785. He was educated in his father's school on St Michael's Hill...

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James Gairdner

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Gairdner, John (1790–1876), surgeon, eldest son of Captain Robert Gairdner (d. 1795) of the Bengal artillery and J. Macrae Smith, was born at Mount Charles, near Ayr, on 18 September 1790. When he was only five years old his father was killed by the kick of a horse, and the care of five sons and a daughter fell upon his widowed mother. He received his school education at ...

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G. T. Bettany

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Good, John Mason (1764–1827), physician and surgeon, the second son of Peter Good, a Congregational minister at Epping, Essex, was born at Epping on 25 May 1764; his mother, Sarah Peyto (d. 1766), was the niece of the Revd John Mason (1706–1763)...

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Mantell, Joshua (1795–1865), surgeon and horticulturist, was born on 3 November 1795 at St Mary's Lane, Lewes, the fourth son of Thomas Mantell (1750–1807), shoemaker, and his wife, Sarah Austen (1755–1828). Though hunchbacked and desultory, Mantell displayed an aptitude for science and eventually gave several public lectures on chemical topics to local audiences. In 1821 he managed a stationer's shop in ...

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Millin, Terence John (1903–1980), urological surgeon, was born at Helen's Bay, Belfast, on 9 January 1903, the elder of the two children of Samuel Shannon Millin, a Belfast barrister, and his wife, Ella Morton, who was of Scottish origin. He lived at Helen's Bay...

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W. W. Webb

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Russell, James (1786–1851), surgeon, was born on 19 November 1786 at 1 New Hall Street, Birmingham, the son of George Russell, at one time a prosperous merchant in Birmingham but later ruined by the outbreak of the American War of Independence, and Martha...