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Ann Bishop (1899–1990) by Walter Bird Godfrey Argent Studios / Royal Society

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Bishop, Ann (1899–1990), parasitologist, was born on 19 December 1899 at 43 Derby Street, Hulme, Manchester, the first of the two children of James Kimberley Bishop, cabinet-maker, and his wife, Eileen, daughter of George Ginger, builder, and his wife, Mary. Ann Bishop's grandfather ...

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Sir David Bruce (1855–1931) by unknown photographer, 1894–6 Wellcome Library, London

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S. R. Christophers

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Bruce, Sir David (1855–1931), bacteriologist and parasitologist, was born in Melbourne, Australia, on 29 May 1855, the only son of David Bruce, of Edinburgh, and his wife, Jane, daughter of Alexander Hamilton, of Stirling. His father was presumably an engineer, who went to ...

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Goodey, Tom [performing name Roger Clayson] (1885–1953), parasitologist and singer, the ninth and last child of Thomas Goodey, boot manufacturer, and his wife, Hannah Clayson (d. c.1887), was born on 28 July 1885 at Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. He won a scholarship to the ...

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Keilin, David (1887–1963), biochemist and parasitologist, was born in Moscow on 21 March 1887, the second son in the family of seven children of Hirsh Davidoff Keilin, a businessman and small landowner from Warsaw, and his wife, Rachel Strelsin. Keilin was educated by a governess until the age of ten and he then attended the ...

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Lainson, Ralph (1927–2015), parasitologist, was born at Dyke Cottage, Upper Beeding, Sussex, on 21 February 1927, the son of Charles Harry Lainson (1886–1977), a chemist who worked for Portland Cement, and his wife, Annie May, née Denyer (1887–1939). Lainson...

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Lewis, Timothy Richards (1841–1886), pathologist and parasitologist, was born on 31 October 1841 in Llanboidy, Carmarthenshire, the eldest of eight children of William Lewis and his wife, Britannia Richards. Both parents came from established farming families, and Lewis's early years were spent at ...

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J. W. W. Stephens

revised by Mary P. Sutphen

Manson, Sir Patrick (1844–1922), physician and parasitologist, was born on 3 October 1844 at Cromlet Hill, Oldmeldrum, Aberdeenshire, the second son of John Manson, laird of Fingask and manager of the local branch of the British Linen Bank, and his wife, Elizabeth Livingston...

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Sir Patrick Manson (1844–1922) by Olive Edis, c. 1905 © National Portrait Gallery, London