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Oldfield, Josiahlocked

  • Virginia Smith


Oldfield, Josiah (1863–1953), lawyer, physician, and writer on health, was born at Ryton, Shropshire, on 28 February 1863, the son of a provision dealer, David Oldfield, and his wife, Margaret, née Bates. He attended Newport grammar school, and then went to Oxford to read theology, matriculating with a non-collegiate affiliation on 15 April 1882. He graduated BA in 1885. He then trained as a barrister at ...

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