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Dame Harriette Chick (1875–1977) by Elliott & Fry © National Portrait Gallery, London

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H. M. Sinclair

revised by David F. Smith

Chick, Dame Harriette (1875–1977), nutritionist, was born at 5 Newman Street, London, on 6 January 1875, the fifth child and third daughter of the eleven children (four boys and seven girls) of Samuel Chick, a prosperous lace merchant and property owner, and his wife, ...

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Grant [née Cruickshank], Doris Margaret Louise (1905–2003), nutritionist, was born on 23 January 1905 in North Sandlaw, Aloah, Banff, Scotland, the youngest in the family of two sons and three daughters of William Cruickshank, a businessman who had returned from China to buy a farm and settle in ...

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Hollingsworth, Dorothy Frances (1916–1994), nutritionist and civil servant, was born on 10 May 1916 at 15 Honister Avenue, Newcastle upon Tyne, the daughter of Arthur Hollingsworth, pharmacist, and his wife, Dorothy Coldwell. After secondary education at Newcastle upon Tyne Church High School she entered ...

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Leitch, Isabella (1890–1980), nutritional physiologist, was born on 13 February 1890 at Lambreck Cottage, Grantown-on-Spey, Moray, in Scotland. She was the third of six daughters (a son was stillborn) of John Leitch (d. 1907) and his wife, Isabella McLennan. At the time of her birth her father was a postmaster. He resigned when expected to deliver telegrams on the sabbath, and later worked as a marine engineer. ...

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Stuart [née Fraser], Elma (1836/7–1903), woodcarver, nutritionist, and confidante of George Eliot, was born Evorilda Eliza Maria Fraser, in Galashiels, Roxburghshire, the youngest daughter of William James Fraser (1797/8–1838), the owner of Ladhope estate in Roxburghshire, and his wife, ...

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Elsie May Widdowson (1906–2000) by David Reed, 1990 David Reed; © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Widdowson, Elsie May (1906–2000), nutritionist, was born on 21 October 1906 at The Ferns, Belmont Road, Wallington, Surrey, one of two daughters of Thomas Henry Widdowson, grocer's assistant, and his wife, Rose, née Elphick. Her younger sister was (Ethel) Eva Crane (1912–2007), founder of the ...

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Williams, Cicely Delphine (1893–1992), paediatrician and nutritionist, was born on 2 December 1893 at Kew Park, Westmoreland, Jamaica, the second daughter and fourth among the six children of James Rowland Williams (d. 1916), landowner and civil servant, and his wife, Margaret (...