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Bach, Edward (1886–1936), homoeopathic physician, was born at The Hollies, Alcester Road, Moseley, Birmingham, on 24 September 1886, the son of Walter Best Bach, a brass-founder, and his wife, Ada Brenda Tipper. He was educated at Winterloe School, Moseley, Birmingham, but left aged sixteen and worked in the foundry for three years in order to collect the money to pay for his medical education. However, when his father realized that his ambition was serious, he agreed to give him a sufficient allowance for him to enter ...

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Blackie, Margery Grace (1898–1981), homoeopathic physician, was born on 4 February 1898 at Redbourn, Hertfordshire. She was the youngest of ten children of Robert Blackie (c.1852–1936), a man of independent means, and his wife, Elizabeth (d. 1941), daughter of Rowland Rees...

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Margery Grace Blackie (1898–1981) by Mayotte Magnus, 1977 © Mayotte Magnus; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

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D'A. Power

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Dudgeon, Robert Ellis (1820–1904), homoeopathic physician, born at Leith on 17 March 1820, was the younger son of a timber merchant and shipowner in that town. After attending a private school he received his medical education at Edinburgh, partly in the university and partly in the extra-academical medical school. At the age of nineteen he received the licence of the ...

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Epps, George Napoleon (1815–1874), homoeopathic practitioner, was born on 22 July 1815, at Bessels Green, Sevenoaks, Kent, the second son of John Epps, a butcher, and his second wife, Elizabeth Schneider. The physician John Epps (1805–1869) was his half-brother. After being educated at a dissenters' grammar school and at ...

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Gordon Goodwin

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Henderson, William (1810–1872), homoeopathic physician, born at Thurso on 17 January 1810, was the fourth son of William Henderson, sheriff-substitute of Caithness, and his wife, Ann Brodie. After attending Edinburgh high school, he studied medicine at the university there. He graduated MD at ...

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Quin, Frederic Hervey Foster (1799–1878), homoeopathic physician, was born on 12 February 1799, probably in Ireland. Because of his forenames he was incorrectly regarded as the son of Lady Elizabeth Foster, née Hervey, mistress and later second wife of the fifth duke of Devonshire...

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Roth, Mathias (1818–1891), homoeopath and exercise therapist, was born in Kaschau (Košice), in the Habsburg empire, the posthumous and fourth surviving child of Mátyás Roth (d. 1818), a merchant, and his wife, Anna Schwarz (d. 1877), who ran a kosher restaurant. Educated in his home town and in ...

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Sharp, William (1805–1896), physician and homoeopathist, third son and fifth child of Richard Sharp, merchant, and his wife, Mary Turton, was born at Armley, near Leeds, on 21 January 1805. His family had lived in that neighbourhood and at Horton, near Bradford, for several generations. One relation was ...

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Tyler, Margaret Lucy (1859–1943), homoeopathic practitioner, was born in London, on 9 February 1859, the third daughter of Henry Whately Tyler (1827–1908), captain in the Royal Engineers and government inspector of railways, and his wife, Margaret, daughter of Lieutenant-General Sir Charles Pasley, a generous benefactor of homoeopathy. A prolific writer, in 1884 she published a verse play in six acts entitled ...