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Roberton, Johnlocked

(1797–1876)
  • Joan Mottram

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Roberton, John (1797–1876), obstetrician and social reformer, was born on 20 March 1797 at Kennedies, Earnock, near Hamilton, Lanarkshire, the fourth of the five children of William Roberton (1749?–1833), yeoman, and his wife, Elizabeth Lennox, of Darruchnar, Ayrshire. He grew up at Kennedies...

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