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Browning [née Chadwick], Ethel (1891–1969), toxicologist and factory inspector, was born on 16 March 1891 at 36 Audlam Street, Bury, Lancashire, the daughter of James William Chadwick, cotton spinner, later a gentleman (1916), and sometime managing director of a soap factory, and his wife, ...

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Radcliffe, John Netten (1826–1884), epidemiologist and public health activist, was born in Boston, Lincolnshire, on 20 April 1826, and was baptized at the Red Lion Street Methodist Chapel in Boston. He was the son of Charles Radcliffe, Wesleyan minister, and his wife, Rose...

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Woodhead, Sir German Sims (1855–1921), pathologist and health campaigner, was born on 29 April 1855 at Woodland Mount, Huddersfield, the oldest son of Joseph Woodhead (1824–1913), newspaper owner and MP for Spen Valley, and Catherine, eldest daughter of James Booth Woodhead of Holmfirth...