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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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Sir Victor Alexander Haden Horsley (1857–1916) by unknown photographer Wellcome Library, London

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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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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 ...