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Blair, Patrick (c. 1680–1728), botanist and surgeon

Anita Guerrini.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Botany; Surgery. 886 words.

Blair, Patrick (c. 1680–1728), botanist and surgeon, was born at Lethendy, Perthshire, the third son of George Blair (d. 1682), a farmer, and his wife, Euphame. Little is known of his early...

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Burnett, Gilbert Thomas (1800–1835), surgeon and botanist

A. M. Lucas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Botany; Surgery. 555 words.

Burnett, Gilbert Thomas (1800–1835), surgeon and botanist, was born in London on 15 April 1800, one of three children of Gilbert Burnett, surgeon, and his wife, Ann. He was reputedly a...

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Castle, Thomas (1805/6–1837), surgeon and botanist

B. D. Jackson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Botany; Surgery. 222 words.

Castle, Thomas (1805/6–1837), surgeon and botanist, was born in Kent, the youngest son of Slodden Castle, of Sandwich, Kent. After leaving school he became an apprentice of John Gill, a...

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Cooper, Thomas Henry (1813–1881), surgeon and botanist

D. E. Allen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Botany; Surgery. 469 words.

Cooper, Thomas Henry (1813–1881), surgeon and botanist, was born in December 1813 at Lewes, Sussex, the second of four sons of Thomas Cooper, a solicitor in that town, and Lucy Elizabeth...

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Daniell, William Freeman (1817–1865), surgeon and botanist

Heather Bell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Botany; Surgery. 624 words.

Daniell, William Freeman (1817–1865), surgeon and botanist, was born at Salford on 16 November 1817, one of three sons of George and Mary Daniell. Nothing is known of his early life or...

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Giraud, Herbert John (1817–1888), surgeon and botanist

G. T. Bettany.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Botany; Surgery. 327 words.

Giraud, Herbert John (1817–1888), surgeon and botanist, was born at Faversham, Kent, on 14 April 1817, the second son and youngest child of John Thomas Giraud (1764–1836), surgeon, and his...

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Hamilton [formerly Buchanan], Francis, of Buchanan (1762–1829), East India Company surgeon and botanist

Katherine Prior.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Botany; Surgery. 885 words.

Hamilton [formerly Buchanan], Francis, of Buchanan (1762–1829), East India Company surgeon and botanist, third son of Thomas Buchanan of Spittal of Glenshee and his wife, Elizabeth...

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Jameson, William (1815–1882), army surgeon and botanist

Ray Desmond.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Botany; Surgery. 431 words.

Jameson, William (1815–1882), army surgeon and botanist, was born at Leith, Midlothian, went to the high school at Edinburgh, and then studied medicine at the local university where his...

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Ralfs, John (1807–1890), surgeon and botanist

James H. Price.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Botany; Surgery. 1540 words.

Ralfs, John (1807–1890), surgeon and botanist, was born at Hill House, Millbrook, near Southampton, on 13 September 1807, the second son of Samuel Ralfs (d. 1808), yeoman, and his wife,...

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Wade, Walter (c. 1740–1825), surgeon, physician, and botanist

E. Charles Nelson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Botany; Surgery. 943 words.

Wade, Walter (c. 1740–1825), surgeon, physician, and botanist, was the son of John Wade (d. 1799), a Dublin apothecary (a descendant of Henry Wade of Clonebraney, co. Meath, Ireland) and...

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