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Dame Cicely Mary Strode Saunders (1918–2005) by Carolyn Djanogly, 1999 © Carolyn Djanogly; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

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Saunders, Dame Cicely Mary Strode (1918–2005), physician and founder of the modern hospice movement, was born on 22 June 1918 at Linden Lodge, Bedford Avenue, Barnet, Hertfordshire, the daughter of (Philip) Gordon Saunders (d. 1961), land surveyor, and his wife, Mary Christian, ...

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Tebb, William (1830–1917), businessman and social reformer, was born in Manchester on 22 October 1830, the son of William Tebb, currier, and his wife Eleanor née Hewetson, and was baptized at the Rusholme Road Independent chapel, Chorlton-upon-Medlock. He was privately, if meagrely, educated. As a child he suffered from scarlet fever, and was bled and leeched as a treatment, which affected his health throughout his life. In 1844 he witnessed the economic depression in ...