Dauglish, John (1824–1866), physician and bread manufacturer, was born on 10 February 1824, in Bethnal Green, London, the third son of William Dauglish (1782–1855) and his wife, Caroline née Baker (1781–1865). His father, who was of Scottish descent, was employed in one of the large ...
W. J. Harrison
revised by Christine Clark
Frazer, Alastair Campbell (1909–1969), pharmacologist and food scientist, was born at Fairhaven, Lower Road, Farnborough, Orpington, Kent, on 26 July 1909, the second son of Wilson Ray Frazer, civil servant in the Local Government Board, and his wife, Grace Haldane, née Robbs. He was educated at ...
Maker: Elliott & Fry
Johnston, John Lawson (1839–1900), nutrition promoter and food manufacturer, was born in Roslin, Midlothian, Scotland, on 28 September 1839, the eldest son of William Johnston and his wife, Jane, née McWilliam. His father was employed in the nearby gunpowder works until he was injured, after which he worked as a cobbler. ...
Maker: Thomas Mann Baynes
Michael H. Fisher
Mahomed, Deen [formerly Deen Mahomet] (1759–1851), shampooing surgeon and restaurateur, was born Deen Mahomet in May 1759, in Patna, Bihar, India, the younger son of an Indian officer in the East India Company's Bengal army. Both parents were Shi'i Muslims claiming descent from ...
Wolley [other married name Challiner], Hannah (b. 1622
D. F. Hollingsworth
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Wright, Sir Norman Charles (1900–1970), agricultural and nutritional scientist, was born in Reading on 19 February 1900, the second son of the Revd Francis Henry Wright, registrar of the University of Reading, and his second wife, Agnes Mary Dunkley. He was educated at ...
Yworth, William (d. 1715), distiller and chemical physician, claimed to have been born in 'Shipham', in the Netherlands (this location has not been traced). His early life and education are obscure, but by 1690 he was practising as a chemical physician from his house at the sign of the ...