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Baker, Robert (1803–1880), surgeon and factory inspector, was born on 15 August 1803 in York, the second son of John Baker, druggist, of High Ousegate, York, and his wife, Hannah. His career shows many parallels with that of the better-known Charles Turner Thackrah...


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Stratton, John Proudfoot (1830–1895), surgeon and civil servant, son of David Stratton, a solicitor in Perth, was born in the parish of Caputh, near Dunkeld, Perthshire, on 2 July 1830. He was educated in his native town and afterwards at North Shields, where he became an apprentice to ...