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date: 17 February 2020

Ferrier, Sir Davidlocked

(1843–1928)
  • C. S. Sherrington
  • , revised by Michael Bevan

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Ferrier, Sir David (1843–1928), neurologist, the sixth child and second son of David Ferrier and his wife, Hannah, daughter of Alexander Bell, of Brechin, was born on 13 January 1843 at Woodside, near Aberdeen, where his father was in business. He attended Aberdeen grammar school...

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Proceedings of the Royal Society of London
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