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Barnes, Dame (Alice) Josephine Mary Taylor (1912–1999), obstetrician and gynaecologist, was born in Cliff Road, Sheringham, Norfolk, on 18 August 1912, the first of five children of Walter Wharton Barnes, a Methodist minister from Addingham, Yorkshire, and his wife, Alice Mary, formerly Ibbetson...

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Barnes, Robert (1817–1907), obstetric physician, was born in Norwich on 4 September 1817, the second of the six children of Philip Barnes (1791–1874), an architect and one of the founders of the Royal Botanic Society of London, and his wife, Harriet Futter, daughter of a ...

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Bethune [née Peebles], Margaret (1820–1887), midwife, was born in Largo, Fife, on 2 October 1820, the only child of Margaret Walker (d. 1874), a linen worker. Her father was Andrew Peebles, a weaver of Lundin Mill. The family was not wealthy, although in 1847 ...

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Conquest, John Tricker (bap. 1789, d. 1866), man-midwife, was baptized on 25 November 1789 at Clover Street Independent Chapel, Chatham, Kent, the son of a Dr Conquest of Chatham. He entered medical training at an early age, qualifying as MRCS at the age of eighteen. He was appointed assistant surgeon to the military medical depot, ...

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Cullingworth, Charles James (1841–1908), gynaecologist and obstetrician, son of Griffith Cullingworth (d. 1860), bookseller, and his wife, Sarah Gledhill, was born on 3 June 1841 at 23 Commercial Street, Leeds. He was educated at Wesley College in Sheffield before joining the family business, but after his father's death he entered the ...

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Holland, Sir Eardley Lancelot (1879–1967), obstetrician, was born on 29 October 1879 at Puttenham, Surrey, the eldest son of the rector there, the Revd Walter Lancelot Holland (1852–1936), and his wife, Edith, daughter of Canon Edward Revell Eardley-Wilmot. He was educated at Merchiston Castle, Edinburgh...

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Hunter, William (1718–1783), physician, anatomist, and man-midwife, was born on 23 May 1718 at Long Calderwood, East Kilbride, Lanarkshire, the seventh of ten children of John Hunter (d. 1741), farmer, and Agnes (d. 1751), a woman of wide education, daughter of ...

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Lee, Robert (1793–1877), physician specializing in gynaecology and obstetrics, was born at Whitelaw in the parish of Melrose, Roxburghshire, the second son of John Lee, a major agriculturist. He was educated at Galashiels and entered Edinburgh University in 1806, aged thirteen and intended for the church, but then decided to devote himself to medicine. ...

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Moir, (John) Chassar (1900–1977), obstetrician and gynaecologist, was born on 21 March 1900 at 7 Melville Gardens, Montrose, Angus, in Scotland, the youngest of four children of John Moir (1860–1931), wine merchant and grocer, and Isabella Moir, née Pirie (1864–1949). He attended Montrose Academy...

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Mosse, Bartholomew (1712–1759), man-midwife and philanthropist, was born in Wexford, Ireland, one of seven children of the Revd Thomas Mosse (1662?–1731), rector of Maryborough, and his wife, Martha, daughter of the Revd Andrew Nisbet, rector of Timogue. Mosse was apprenticed at approximately age seventeen to ...

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Paget, Dame (Mary) Rosalind (1855–1948), nurse and midwife, was born on 4 January 1855 at Greenbank, Liverpool, in the home of her grandfather, William Rathbone (1787–1868) [see under Rathbone, William (1757-1809)], whose daughter Elizabeth married John Paget (1811–1898), a London police magistrate, author, and an ardent whig, who had joined the ...

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Smellie, William (1697–1763), man-midwife, was born in the parish of Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, on 5 February 1697, the son of Archibald Smellie (1663/4–1735) and Sara Kennedy (1657–1727). Little is known of his father, Archibald, except that he was sessions clerk to the parish church of ...

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Stallworthy, Sir John Arthur (1906–1993), obstetrician and gynaecologist, was born on 26 July 1906 at Dargaville, New Zealand, the second child and first son of Arthur John Stallworthy and his wife, Jessie, née French. His family was descended from the Revd George Stallworthy (1809–1859?)...

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White, Charles (1728–1813), surgeon and man-midwife, only son of Thomas White (1696–1776), surgeon and man-midwife, and his wife, Rosamond, née Bower, was born at Manchester on 4 October 1728 and educated there by the Revd Radcliffe Russell. About 1742 he was apprenticed to his father and subsequently studied medicine in ...