Carling, Sir Ernest Rock (1877–1960), surgeon and developer of radiotherapy, was born in Sidney Road, Guildford, Surrey, on 6 March 1877, the third son of Francis Rees Carling, master ironmonger, and his wife, Lydia Colebrook. He was educated at the Royal Grammar School, Guildford...
Ivor H. Mills
Mitchell, Joseph Stanley (1909–1987), radiotherapist and physicist, was born in Birmingham on 22 July 1909, the eldest of the three children and only son of Joseph Brown Mitchell, schoolteacher, and his wife, Ethel Maud Mary Arnold, also a schoolteacher. He won an open scholarship to ...
Paterson, (James) Ralston Kennedy (1897–1981), radiotherapist, was born in Edinburgh on 21 May 1897, the eldest son of the Revd David Paterson (1862–1943) and his wife, Susannah Simpson Ralston Kennedy (1869–1951). He was a true son of the manse: as well as his father, four of his uncles and his maternal grandfather were ministers of the ...
Anne Pimlott Baker
Smithers, Sir David Waldron (1908–1995), radiotherapist, was born on 17 January 1908 at Park Farm, Knockholt, Kent, the younger son in the family of two sons and three daughters of Sir Waldron Smithers (1880–1954), a member of the London stock exchange and Conservative MP for ...