Show Summary Details

Page of
PRINTED FROM Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. © Oxford University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single article in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

Osler, Sir William, baronetlocked

  • W. F. Bynum


Osler, Sir William, baronet (1849–1919), physician, was born on 12 July 1849 at Bond Head, Tecumseh, Ontario, Canada, the sixth son and eighth child of the Revd Featherstone Lake Osler (1805–1895) and Ellen Free Pickton (1806–1906), daughter of a London merchant; both families were of Cornish origin. ...

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription

, 21 vols. (1928–37), repr. in 11 vols. (1964); 10 suppls. (1944–96)