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date: 03 August 2020

Heysham, Johnlocked

(1753–1834)
  • S. R. S. Szreter

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Heysham, John (1753–1834), physician and demographer, was born on 22 November 1753 in Lancaster, the son of Gyles Heysham, shipowner, and Anne Cumming, daughter of a substantial yeoman ‘statesman farmer’ of Holme, Westmorland. The Heyshams were a junior branch of the Cornet (later Gernet)...

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British Medical Journal
, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)
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