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Robert Lee (1793–1877) by Frederick James Smyth, pubd 1851 (after John Jabez Edwin Mayall) Wellcome Library, London

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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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(John) Chassar Moir (1900–1977) by Bassano, c. 1967 by courtesy of the family / Photograph National Portrait Gallery, London

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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...