Nicholson, Brinsley (1824–1892), military surgeon and literary scholar, born at Fort George, Ardersier, Inverness-shire, on 18 June 1824, was the eldest son of Brinsley William Hewitson Nicholson (d. 1857), who was on the army medical staff, and his wife, Susanna. After passing his boyhood at ...
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Samwell, David [Dafydd Samuel; pseud. Dafydd Ddu Feddyg] (1751–1798), naval surgeon and poet, was born on 15 October 1751 at Nantglyn, Denbighshire, the second son of William Samuel (1713–1765), vicar of the parish, and his wife, Margaret (1708?–1780). He was the grandson of ...