Pritchard, Edward William (1825–1865), surgeon and poisoner, son of Captain John White Pritchard RN, was born at Southsea, Hampshire, on 6 December 1825. He was educated in London and Paris, and apprenticed in September 1840 to Edward and Charles Scott, surgeons, in Portsmouth...
A. H. Millar
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Puxon [née Hale], (Christine) Margaret (1915–2008), gynaecologist, obstetrician, and barrister, was born at 15 High Street, West Bromwich, Staffordshire, on 25 July 1915, the daughter of Reginald Wood Hale (1884–1971), iron merchant, and his wife, Clara Lilian, née Poulton (1887–1948). She was brought up in ...
Redfern, William (1774/5
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Reid, Thomas (1791–1825), naval surgeon and prison reformer, was born at Eglish, near Dungannon, co. Tyrone, the third of five sons of Thomas Reid, a farmer at Cadian, who was convicted in July 1798 for involvement with the United Irishmen. His parents were of Scottish Presbyterian descent and he was given a classical education by a Presbyterian minister at ...
James William Kelly
Wafer, Lionel (d. 1705), surgeon and buccaneer, may have been of Huguenot descent. His knowledge of Gaelic, and a boyhood spent in Scotland and Ireland, may indicate that his father was a Scottish soldier quartered in Ireland, or that the family was one of those ‘planted’ in ...