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Thomas Richard Allinson (1858–1918) by Ray, pubd 1911 © National Portrait Gallery, London


Allinson, Thomas Richard (1858–1918), dietitian and businessman, was born at 43 Rumford Street, Hulme, Lancashire, on 29 March 1858, the son of Thomas Allinson, a bookkeeper, and his wife, Ellen (formerly Sims). He left school at fifteen and, aiming to be a doctor, he subsidized his studies by becoming a chemist's assistant. In 1879 he graduated LRCP (...


Inman, Philip Albert, Baron Inman (1892–1979), hospital administrator and businessman, was born at Kirkgate, Knaresborough, in Yorkshire, on 12 June 1892, the son of Philip Inman (1823–1894), rate collector, and his second wife, Hannah Bickerdike (1856/7–1923/4). His birthplace was a whitewashed thatched cottage opposite the parish church, where generations of ...


Worsley, Benjamin (1617/18–1677), physician and projector, was the eldest son of Francis Worsley of Kenton, Warwickshire, and his wife, Mary, daughter of Shipman Hopkins of Coventry. He was probably brought up in London. The only certain detail concerning his formal education is his admission as a pensioner at ...