Brown, Dame Edith Mary (1864–1956), medical missionary and founder of the North India School of Medicine for Christian Women, was born on 24 March 1864 at Bank Buildings, 10A Coats Lane, Whitehaven, Cumberland. One of six children, she was the second of three daughters born to ...
Susan L. Cohen
Maker: Walter Bird
Sylvia R. Limerick
Bryans [née Gilmour], Dame Anne Margaret (1909–2004), charity worker and hospital governor, was born at 9 Atholl Crescent, Edinburgh, on 29 October 1909, the elder child of Sir John Gilmour of Lundin and Montrave, second baronet (1876–1940), politician, and his first wife, ...
Grigg [née Dickson-Poynder], Joan Alice Katherine, Lady Altrincham (1897–1987), organizer of maternity and nursing services in Africa, was born at Hartham Park, near Corsham, Wiltshire, on 11 September 1897, the only child of John Poynder Dickson-Poynder, Baron Islington (1866–1936), and his wife, ...
Harrison, Benjamin (1771–1856), hospital administrator and philanthropist, was born on 29 July 1771 at West Ham, Essex, the fourth son of Benjamin Harrison (1734–1797), treasurer of Guy's Hospital. His formal education is obscure, but he was well prepared for his life's work by living from the age of fourteen with his father in the treasurer's house at ...
revised by Patrick Wallis
Holland, Sydney George, second Viscount Knutsford (1855–1931), hospital administrator and reformer, was born in London on 19 March 1855, the elder of the twin sons of Sir Henry Thurstan Holland, second baronet and first Viscount Knutsford (1825–1914), and Elizabeth Margaret (1825–1855), elder daughter of ...
J. H. F. Brotherston
revised by Anne Hardy
Mackintosh, James Macalister (1891–1966), public health teacher and administrator, was born in Kilmarnock on 17 February 1891, the younger son of James Dunbar Mackintosh, solicitor, and his wife, Janet Macalister. He was educated in Glasgow at the high school and at the university, and graduated MA in 1912. He then commenced medical studies, which were interrupted in 1914 by the outbreak of war; he served in ...
See Templer, Sir Gerald Walter Robert
Louise E. Davis
Ward [née Lord], Emily Mary Jane (1850–1930), headmistress and founder of the Norland Institute for nursery-nursing, was born at Parkfield, St Alkmund, Derby, on 13 August 1850, the daughter of James Lord, barrister, and his wife, Elizabeth Mary, formerly Coy. Early in her life her parents moved to ...
Wolstenholme, Sir Gordon Ethelbert Ward (1913–2004), physician, charity director, and promoter of public health care, was born on 28 May 1913 at 22 Tapton Crescent Road, Ecclesall, Sheffield, the first son and third of five children of George Ethelbert Wolstenholme (1875–1940), chemical engineer and industrialist, and his wife, ...