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Walker, George Alfred (1807–1884), sanitary reformer, was born on 27 February 1807 at Nottingham, the second son of William Walker, a plumber, and his wife, Elizabeth Williamson, of Barton under Needwood, Staffordshire; he also had at least one sister. His earliest teacher was ...

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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...