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Willan, Robertlocked

  • Deborah Brunton


Willan, Robert (1757–1812), physician and dermatologist, was born on 12 November 1757 at Hill, near Sedbergh in Yorkshire, the younger son of Robert Willan (1717–1777), a man-midwife, and his wife, Ann Weatherald. He received his early education at Sedbergh grammar school where he became an accomplished classicist. In 1777 ...

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