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Cullis, Winifred Clara (1875–1956), physiologist and educationist, was the younger daughter and the fifth of the six children of Frederick John Cullis (1842–1931), surveyor and civil engineer of the Gloucester Dock Company, and his wife, Louisa, daughter of John Corbett of Coombe Hill...

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Foster, Sir Michael (1836–1907), physiologist and politician, was born in Huntingdon on 8 March 1836, the eldest child of the three sons and seven daughters of Michael Foster (1810–1880) and his wife, Mercy Cooper. Foster was the descendant of a line of nonconformist farmers in ...

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Knox, Robert (1791–1862), anatomist and ethnologist, descended from a family of Kirkcudbright tenant farmers who claimed kinship with the ancient family of Ranfurly in Renfrewshire, which included the reformer John Knox, was the eighth child and fifth son of Robert Knox (d...

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Stopford, John Sebastian Bach, Baron Stopford of Fallowfield (1888–1961), anatomist and university administrator, was born at Hindley Green, near Wigan, Lancashire, on 25 June 1888, the eldest of the three sons of Thomas Rinch Stopford, colliery engineer from Upholland, and his wife, Mary Tyrer...

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Turner, Sir William (1832–1916), anatomist and university administrator, was born at 7 Friar Street, Lancaster, on 7 January 1832, the eldest surviving son of William Turner (1797–1837), upholsterer and cabinet maker, and Margaret, née Aldren (1793–1869). He had no recollection of his father, who died when he was five years old. His sister ...

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Weiner, Joseph Sidney (1915–1982), human biologist and environmental physiologist, was born on 29 June 1915 at Nourse Mines in Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa, the second of the seven children of Robert Weiner (1885–1966), general dealer, and his wife Fanny (Chana), née Simon (1896–1978)...