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Heriot, George (1563–1624), jeweller and philanthropist

Stuart Handley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Medicine and Health; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art. 856 words.

Heriot, George (1563–1624), jeweller and philanthropist, was born in Edinburgh on 15 June 1563, the eldest son of George Heriot (1539/40–1610), goldsmith and MP, of Edinburgh and his first...

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Thurstan, Anna Violet [Violetta] (1879–1978), nurse and weaver

Melissa Hardie-Budden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Nursing Studies. 1337 words.

Thurstan, Anna Violet [Violetta] (1879–1978), nurse and weaver, was born at Claremont, Ore, Sussex, on 4 February 1879, the eldest child and only daughter of Edward Paget Thurstan...

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