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Allinson, Thomas Richard (1858–1918), dietitian and businessman, was born at 43 Rumford Street, Hulme, Lancashire, on 29 March 1858, the son of Thomas Allinson, a bookkeeper, and his wife, Ellen (formerly Sims). He left school at fifteen and, aiming to be a doctor, he subsidized his studies by becoming a chemist's assistant. In 1879 he graduated LRCP (...

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Blake, Sophia Louisa Jex- (1840–1912), physician and campaigner for women's rights, was born on 21 January 1840 at 3 Croft Place, Hastings, Sussex. She was the youngest of the three surviving children of Thomas Jex-Blake (1790–1868), proctor of Doctors' Commons, and his wife, ...

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Grenfell, Sir Wilfred Thomason (1865–1940), medical missionary and social reformer, was born at Parkgate, Cheshire, on 28 February 1865, the second of the four sons of the Revd Algernon Sidney Grenfell (1836–1887), headmaster and proprietor of Mostyn House School, Parkgate, and later chaplain of the ...

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Oliver, William (1695–1764), physician and philanthropist, born at Ludgvan, Cornwall, on 4 August 1695, was baptized on 27 August 1695, and described as the son of John Oliver. The suggestion that he was the illegitimate child of William Oliver (bap. 1658, d. 1716)...

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Radcliffe, John (bap. 1650, d. 1714), physician and philanthropist, was born in Wakefield, Yorkshire, the son of George Radcliffe, governor of the Wakefield house of correction (1647–61) and a man of strong republican principles, and Sarah, daughter of Mr Louder, a prosperous Wakefield...

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Saunders, Dame Cicely Mary Strode (1918–2005), physician and founder of the modern hospice movement, was born on 22 June 1918 at Linden Lodge, Bedford Avenue, Barnet, Hertfordshire, the daughter of (Philip) Gordon Saunders (d. 1961), land surveyor, and his wife, Mary Christian, ...

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Wright [née Lowenfeld], Helena Rosa (1887–1982), family planning practitioner and sex therapist, was born in Tulse Hill Road, Brixton, London, on 17 September 1887, the elder daughter of Heinz (later Henry) Lowenfeld (1859–1931), a Polish-Jewish immigrant to Britain, who became a successful entrepreneur and theatre manager, and his wife, ...