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date: 26 February 2020

Cheyne, Sir (William) Watson, first baronetlocked

(1852–1932)
  • Claire E. J. Herrick

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Cheyne, Sir (William) Watson, first baronet (1852–1932), bacteriologist and surgeon, was born at sea, off Hobart Town, Tasmania, on 14 December 1852, the only child of Andrew Cheyne (d. 1867), of Ollaberry, Shetland, captain in the merchant navy, and his wife, Eliza (...

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