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Raymond Priestley

revised by Elizabeth Baigent

Levick, (George) Murray (1876–1956), surgeon and explorer, was born at 12 Whitworth Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, on 3 July 1876, the son of George Levick, a civil engineer, and his wife, Jeannie Sowerby. Ruby Winifred Levick (1871/2–1940) was his sister. He was educated at ...

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J. K. Laughton

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McCormick, Robert (1800–1890), naval surgeon, explorer, and naturalist, born at Runham, near Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, on 22 July 1800, was the only son of Robert McCormick (d. 1817), surgeon in the navy, son of Robert McCormick of Ballyreagh, co. Tyrone, where the family had been settled for several generations. He spent his childhood near ...