Maker: John Moffat
Christison, Sir Robert, first baronet (1797–1882), toxicologist and physician, was born in Edinburgh on 18 July 1797, the second son, and elder of twin sons, born to Alexander Christison (d. 1820), a master at Edinburgh high school, and later professor of Latin at ...
Barbara J. Hawgood
Reid, (Hugh) Alistair (1913–1983), epidemiologist and toxicologist, was born on 2 December 1913 at Annandale, Victoria Road, Great Crosby, Liverpool, the third of the four children of James Martin Reid (1876–1967), physician and surgeon, and his wife, Janet Howie Sturrock (1884–1967). Both parents were Scottish. ...
H. D. Rolleston
revised by N. G. Coley
Stevenson, Sir Thomas (1838–1908), scientific analyst and toxicologist, was born on 14 April 1838 at Rainton, Yorkshire, second son and fourth of the six children of Peter Stevenson (d. 1845), a pioneer in scientific farming, and his wife, Hannah, daughter of Robert Williamson...
W. J. Bishop
revised by K. D. Watson
Willcox, Sir William Henry (1870–1941), physician and toxicologist, was born on 18 January 1870 at Thorpe End, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, the eldest of the ten children of William Willcox (1844–1906), master draper and town councillor, and his wife, Mary Elizabeth Barnes. He was educated at ...