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Frazer, Alastair Campbell (1909–1969), pharmacologist and food scientist, was born at Fairhaven, Lower Road, Farnborough, Orpington, Kent, on 26 July 1909, the second son of Wilson Ray Frazer, civil servant in the Local Government Board, and his wife, Grace Haldane, née Robbs. He was educated at ...

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Wolley [other married name Challiner], Hannah (b. 1622?, d. in or after 1674), author of works on cookery, medicine, and household affairs, never mentions her father in her writings, and his name is unknown. Her mother and elder sisters 'were very well skilled in Physick and Chirurgery', and she learned a little about medical practice from them, and more under the patronage of a noblewoman, almost certainly ...

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Wright, Sir Norman Charles (1900–1970), agricultural and nutritional scientist, was born in Reading on 19 February 1900, the second son of the Revd Francis Henry Wright, registrar of the University of Reading, and his second wife, Agnes Mary Dunkley. He was educated at ...