Rowley, William (1742–1806), man-midwife and surgeon, son of William Rowley of St Luke's, Old Street, London, was born in London on 18 November 1742. After apprenticeship at St Thomas's Hospital, London, he became a surgeon, and served in that capacity in the army...
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Underwood, Michael (1737–1820), man-midwife and surgeon, was born at West Molsey, Surrey, on 29 September 1737, one of the four sons of John Underwood, who was possibly a clockmaker, and his wife, Dorothy. After being educated first in West Molsey, and then at ...