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Jefferys [née Davies], Margaret [Margot] (1916–1999), medical sociologist, was born on 1 November 1916 in Madras, India, the second of three daughters and third among the four children of (James) Arthur Davies, barrister and principal of the Law College in Madras, and his wife, ...

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Millais, Sir Everett, second baronet (1856–1897), dog breeder and biomedical scientist, was born at Annat Lodge, near Bowerswell, Perthshire, on 30 May 1856, the eldest of the eight children of the artist Sir John Everett Millais, first baronet (1829–1896), and his wife, Euphemia (Effie) Chalmers Ruskin, ...

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Smith, Edward (1819–1874), physiologist and social reformer, was born at Heanor, Derbyshire, the son of Joseph Smith, a successful hosier, and his wife, Martha. He was a medical student at Birmingham medical school and graduated MB (1841), BA, and LLB (1848) at Queen's College, Birmingham...

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Vernon, Horace Middleton (1870–1951), physiologist and industrial health specialist, was born at 12 Denbigh Place, Pimlico, London, on 3 October 1870, the second son and third child of Thomas Heygate Vernon (1837–1888), architect, and his wife, Caroline, née Miller (1835–1913). He attended Dulwich College...