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Arthur, John William (1881–1952), missionary and physician, was born on 23 April 1881 in Glasgow, son of John William Arthur (1848–1921), a calico printer, and Margaret Dennistoun Sloan (1846–1917), daughter of David Sloan, a Glasgow businessman. He grew up in an atmosphere of warm evangelical piety. Already at the age of twelve he determined to be a missionary and chose to study medicine with that in mind. ...

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Christie, Dugald (1855–1936), medical missionary, was born on 11 January 1855 at Kingshouse, Glencoe, Argyll, the ninth and youngest child of Malcolm Christie (d. in or before 1862), sheep farmer and posthouse keeper, and his wife, Janet, née MacCallum (d. in or before 1867)...

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Hamilton, James (bap. 1740, d. 1827), physician and Methodist preacher, was baptized at Dunbar on 26 November 1740, which was possibly also the day of his birth, the fourth of six children of James Hamilton (1696–1768), surgeon, bailie, and kirk elder, and his first wife, ...

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Waterston, Jane Elizabeth (1843–1932), missionary and doctor in South Africa, was born on 18 January 1843 in Inverness, a middle child of four girls and two boys of the first cousins Agnes Webster and Charles Waterston (d. 1897), the manager of the ...