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Bourne, Aleck William (1886–1974), obstetrician and gynaecologist, was born into modest circumstances on 4 June 1886 at Rosebank, Whetstone, Finchley, Middlesex, the only son of the Revd William Charles Bourne, a Wesleyan minister, and his wife, Sarah Wilson Palmer. He was educated at ...

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Cline, Henry (1750–1827), surgeon, born in London, was educated at Merchant Taylors' School, London. His sister, Frances, was the mother of the surgeon Joseph Henry Green (1791–1863). At the age of seventeen Cline was apprenticed to Thomas Smith, one of the surgeons to ...

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Dawkins, (Charles John) Massey (1905–1975), anaesthetist, was born on 13 July 1905 at 4 Tanza Road, London, the only child of Charles William Dawkins (1870–1948), European manager of Massey Harris Co. Ltd, and his wife, Eleanor Selina Cranfield. Dawkins, who was known as ...

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Horsley, Sir Victor Alexander Haden (1857–1916), physiologist and surgeon, was born in 2 Tor Villas, Campden Hill, Kensington, London, on 14 April 1857, the son of John Callcott Horsley (1817–1903), and his second wife, Rosamund Haden (1820–1912), daughter of Charles Haden MD (1786–1824)...

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Millin, Terence John (1903–1980), urological surgeon, was born at Helen's Bay, Belfast, on 9 January 1903, the elder of the two children of Samuel Shannon Millin, a Belfast barrister, and his wife, Ella Morton, who was of Scottish origin. He lived at Helen's Bay...

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Minor, William Chester (1834–1920), military surgeon, asylum inmate, and contributor to the Oxford English Dictionary, was born on 21 June 1834 at Manepay, Ceylon, the elder child of Eastman Strong Minor (1809–1867), printer and Congregational missionary of Milford, Connecticut, and his first wife, ...

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Power, Sir D'Arcy (1855–1941), surgeon and historian, was born at 3 Grosvenor Terrace, Pimlico, London, on 11 November 1855, the eldest of six sons and five daughters of Henry Power, then assistant surgeon at the Westminster Ophthalmic Hospital, and his wife and first cousin, ...

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Thomas, Hugh Owen (1834–1891), orthopaedic surgeon, was born on 23 August 1834 in Bodedern, Anglesey, the eldest child in the family of five sons and two daughters of Evan Thomas (1804–1884), a bone-setter, of Liverpool, and his wife, Jane, née Owen. His father was seventh in a line of bone-setters descended from a farming family in ...