Bloomsbury Circle (act. c. 1904–c. 1940), was a group of writers, artists, and thinkers who gathered in Bloomsbury and Sussex in the early decades of the twentieth century, and who exerted considerable influence in a variety of fields between the two world wars. They became publicly known as the ...
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Dick, William (1793–1866), veterinary surgeon and founder of the Edinburgh Veterinary College, was born on 6 May 1793 at Whitehorse Close, Canongate, Edinburgh, the second of three children who survived beyond infancy of John Dick (c.1769–1844), and his wife, Jane (Jean) Anderson (...
Robertson, Sir Alexander (1908–1990), veterinary scientist and university administrator, was born in Aberdeen on 3 February 1908, the youngest of three children and second son of Alexander Robertson, private chauffeur, and his wife, Barbara Minty Strath. His two older siblings died in early infancy. His early childhood was spent in the neighbourhood of ...