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John Glaister (1856–1932) by William Somerville Shanks, 1917 © reserved / Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow

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Glaister, John (1856–1932), expert in medical jurisprudence and public health, was born on 9 March 1856 in the county town of Lanark, the eldest of four children born to Joseph Glaister (1830–1871) and Marion Hamilton Weir (1832–1871), small property owners, grocers, and spirit merchants. ...

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Woodhead, Sir German Sims (1855–1921), pathologist and health campaigner, was born on 29 April 1855 at Woodland Mount, Huddersfield, the oldest son of Joseph Woodhead (1824–1913), newspaper owner and MP for Spen Valley, and Catherine, eldest daughter of James Booth Woodhead of Holmfirth...