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R. J. Rowlette

revised by Susan Snoxall

Atthill, Lombe (1827–1910), obstetrician and gynaecologist, born on 3 December 1827 at Ardess, Magheraculmoney, co. Fermanagh, Ireland, was the youngest of ten surviving children of William Atthill (1774–1847) and his wife, Henrietta Margaret Eyre, eldest daughter of George Maunsell, dean of Leighlin. Atthill's...

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Aveling, James Hobson (1828–1892), obstetric physician, was born in Cambridgeshire, the son of a local landowner. He studied medicine at Aberdeen University, where he graduated MB in 1856 and MD in 1857. He had settled in Sheffield in general practice soon after qualifying MRCS in 1851 and in a very short time managed to gain a prominent position in the profession locally. Having devoted himself especially to the treatment of the surgical diseases of women, in 1863 he founded the ...

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Baird, Sir Dugald (1899–1986), obstetrician, was born on 16 November 1899 in Beith, Ayrshire, the eldest in the family of three sons and one daughter of David Baird, head of the science department at Greenock Academy, and his wife, May, daughter of John Allan...

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Barlow, James (1767–1839), obstetric surgeon, was born at Croichley Fold Farm, Hawkshaw, Lancashire, the son of William Barlow (d. 1815) and his wife, Catherine Taylor (d. 1768); they also had a daughter, Catherine, and an elder son, John. He was a descendant of the ...

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Barnes, Dame (Alice) Josephine Mary Taylor (1912–1999), obstetrician and gynaecologist, was born in Cliff Road, Sheringham, Norfolk, on 18 August 1912, the first of five children of Walter Wharton Barnes, a Methodist minister from Addingham, Yorkshire, and his wife, Alice Mary, formerly Ibbetson...

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Dame (Alice) Josephine Mary Taylor Barnes (1912–1999) by Nick Sinclair, 1995 © Nick Sinclair; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

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Barnes, Robert (1817–1907), obstetric physician, was born in Norwich on 4 September 1817, the second of the six children of Philip Barnes (1791–1874), an architect and one of the founders of the Royal Botanic Society of London, and his wife, Harriet Futter, daughter of a ...

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Robert Barnes (1817–1907) by John Horsburgh, 1889 Wellcome Library, London

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revised by Elizabeth Baigent

Batty, Robert (1762/3–1849), obstetric physician, was born at Kirkby Lonsdale, Westmorland. After receiving his medical education in London and Edinburgh, he graduated MD at the University of St Andrews on 30 August 1797, shortly after which he settled in London as an obstetric physician. He is probably the ...

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Beilby, William (1783–1849), obstetric physician, was born at Sheffield on 13 April 1783, the son of Thomas Beilby and his wife, Isabella. In 1807 he entered into a partnership in the linen trade with some relatives in Dublin, but in 1813 he moved to ...

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Blacker, Sir George Francis (1865–1948), obstetrician, was born in Dublin on 23 October 1865, the fourth child of Commissary-Major-General Latham William Blacker (1829–1916), who came from a military and landed family in co. Tyrone, and his wife, Harriette de Maine (d. 1908)...

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Bourne, Aleck William (1886–1974), obstetrician and gynaecologist, was born into modest circumstances on 4 June 1886 at Rosebank, Whetstone, Finchley, Middlesex, the only son of the Revd William Charles Bourne, a Wesleyan minister, and his wife, Sarah Wilson Palmer. He was educated at ...

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Champneys, Sir Francis Henry, first baronet (1848–1930), obstetrician, was born on 25 March 1848 in Whitechapel, London, the fourth son of the Revd (William) Weldon Champneys (1807–1875), rector of St Mary's Church, Whitechapel, afterwards dean of Lichfield, and his wife, Mary Anne, fourth daughter of ...

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Churchill, Fleetwood (1808–1878), obstetrician, was born in Nottingham on 21 February 1808, one of the five sons and ten children of Fleetwood Churchill (d. 1811/12), a businessman, and his wife, Hannah, née Page. Educated locally and by his mother (his father died when the boy was three), he was apprenticed in ...

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Clarke, John (bap. 1760, d. 1815), physician and obstetrician, was born in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, and baptized there on 19 December 1760, the eldest son of John Clarke (1740–1790), surgeon. His mother was almost certainly Biddy Mansfield, and he was the brother of Sir Charles Mansfield Clarke...

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G. T. Bettany

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Clarke, Joseph (1758–1834), obstetrician, was born in Desertlin parish, co. Londonderry, on 8 April 1758, the second son of James Clarke, farmer. Educated at the local school and tutored by a neighbouring curate, Samuel Kearns, he studied arts at Glasgow in 1775–6 and medicine at ...

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Clayton, Sir Stanley George (1911–1986), obstetrician and gynaecologist, was born on 13 September 1911 in Hankow (Hankou), China, the younger son (there were no daughters) of the Revd George Clayton, Methodist minister, and his wife, Florence Powell. At the age of eight he was sent to school in ...

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Cullingworth, Charles James (1841–1908), gynaecologist and obstetrician, son of Griffith Cullingworth (d. 1860), bookseller, and his wife, Sarah Gledhill, was born on 3 June 1841 at 23 Commercial Street, Leeds. He was educated at Wesley College in Sheffield before joining the family business, but after his father's death he entered the ...

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Charles James Cullingworth (1841–1908) by Francis Henry Hart © reserved

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D'Arcy, Dame Constance Elizabeth (1879–1950), obstetrician and gynaecologist, was born on 1 June 1879 at Rylstone, New South Wales, the fifth daughter and the youngest of the ten children of Murty D'Arcy, a sergeant of police, and his wife, Bridget Synnott. She passed the senior public examination from ...