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Roberton, John (1797–1876), obstetrician and social reformer, was born on 20 March 1797 at Kennedies, Earnock, near Hamilton, Lanarkshire, the fourth of the five children of William Roberton (1749?–1833), yeoman, and his wife, Elizabeth Lennox, of Darruchnar, Ayrshire. He grew up at Kennedies...

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Waugh, Benjamin (1839–1908), social reformer, was born on 20 February 1839 at Settle, Yorkshire, the eldest son of James Waugh, a saddler, and his wife, Mary, the daughter of John Harrison of Skipton. After five years of education in a private school in ...