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Dick, William

J. E. Phillips.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Veterinary Medicine. 1419 words.

Dick, William (1793–1866), veterinary surgeon and founder of the Edinburgh Veterinary College, was born on 6 May 1793 at Whitehorse Close, Canongate, Edinburgh, the second of three children...

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Millais, Sir Everett, second baronet

Michael Worboys.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Veterinary Medicine; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Natural world, Country Life, and Pets. 1587 words.

Millais, Sir Everett, second baronet (1856–1897), dog breeder and biomedical scientist, was born at Annat Lodge, near Bowerswell, Perthshire, on 30 May 1856, the eldest of the eight...

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Moorcroft, William

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Veterinary Medicine; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1398 words.

Moorcroft, William (bap. 1767, d. 1825), veterinary surgeon and traveller, was the illegitimate son of Ann Moorcroft (bap. 1747), and an unknown father. Baptized on 25 June 1767 he lived...

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