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date: 20 February 2020

Alanson, Edwardlocked

(1747–1823)
  • Margaret DeLacy
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Alanson, Edward (1747–1823), surgeon, was born on 23 October 1747 in Newton-le-Willows, Lancashire, the son of John and Margaret Alanson. He was apprenticed to William Pickering, a surgeon to the Liverpool Infirmary, in 1763. In 1768 he went to London and became a house pupil of the surgeon and natural scientist, ...

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