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Brown, Dame Edith Mary (1864–1956), medical missionary and founder of the North India School of Medicine for Christian Women, was born on 24 March 1864 at Bank Buildings, 10A Coats Lane, Whitehaven, Cumberland. One of six children, she was the second of three daughters born to ...

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John Bulwer (bap. 1606, d. 1656) by T. Berry, pubd 1820 (after William Faithorne the elder) © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Bulwer, John (bap. 1606, d. 1656), medical practitioner and writer on deafness and on gesture, was the second and only surviving son of Thomas Bulwer (d. 1649), a London apothecary, and Marie (d. 1638), daughter of George Evanes of St Albans, Hertfordshire...

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Haire, Norman (1892–1952), medical practitioner and sexologist, was born Norman Zions at Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales, on 21 January 1892, the eleventh and last child of Henry Zions (formerly Zajac), variously described as ‘gentleman’ and ‘tailor’, and his wife Clara, née...

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Norman Haire (1892-1952), by Catherine Mann, 1938

University Art Collection, Chau Chak Wing Museum, UA2014.4, © reserved to the Mann Estate

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Swiney, George (c. 1786–1844), doctor and benefactor, was the son of William Swiney (1760–1820), Royal Navy lieutenant from January 1771, captain from May 1779, rear-admiral of the blue from February 1797, and admiral of the white from July 1810, a descendant of Major Matthew Swiney (1681–1766)...