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Baikie, William Balfour

Stanley Lane-Poole.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Surgery. 601 words.

Baikie, William Balfour (1825–1864), traveller and surgeon, eldest son of Captain John Baikie RN, was born in Kirkwall, Orkney, on 27 August 1825 and educated privately and at the grammar...

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Brookes, William Penny

Helen Clare Cromarty.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Surgery. 1167 words.

Brookes, William Penny (1809–1895), surgeon and campaigner for the revival of the Olympic games, was born on 13 August 1809 at 4 Wilmore Street, Much Wenlock, Shropshire, the first of the...

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Colley, Eleanor Davies-

M. A. Elston.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Surgery. 741 words.

Colley, Eleanor Davies- (1874–1934), surgeon and a founder of the South London Hospital for Women and Children, was born on 21 August 1874, at Hilliers, Petworth, Sussex, the second...

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Cox, William Sands

G. T. Bettany.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Surgery. 867 words.

Cox, William Sands (1802–1875), surgeon and a founder of Queen's College, Birmingham, was the eldest son of Edward Townsend Cox (1769–1863), a well-known Birmingham surgeon. After being...

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Evans, Sir (Robert) Charles

Charles Clarke.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Surgery. 1063 words.

Evans, Sir (Robert) Charles (1918–1995), surgeon and mountaineer, was born in Liverpool on 19 October 1918, the son of Robert Charles Evans (1882–1918), solicitor, and his wife, Edith...

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Hamond, Walter

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday; Surgery. 733 words.

Hamond, Walter (d. 1648), surgeon and writer on Madagascar, whose origins are unknown, was apprenticed to Arthur Doughton in the Barber–Surgeons' Company of London, and made free in 1616....

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Ives, Edward

J. K. Laughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; World History; Travel and Holiday; Surgery. 519 words.

Ives, Edward (1719–1786), naval surgeon and traveller, was born in Lymington, Hampshire, on 9 February 1719; of his early life little is known save that he had at least one sister, Gatty....

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Jones, Vicky Veronica Clement- [née Vicky Veronica Yip]

J. S. Malpas.

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; Medical Oncology; Clinical Oncology; Surgical Oncology. 752 words.

Jones, Vicky Veronica Clement- [née Vicky Veronica Yip] (1948–1987), physician and founder of the British Association for Cancer United Patients, was born on 23 December 1948 in Hong Kong,...

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Oudney, Walter

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; World History; Travel and Holiday; Surgery. 759 words.

Oudney, Walter (1790–1824), naval surgeon and traveller in Africa, was born in December 1790 to humble parents, in Edinburgh. With some medical knowledge he became a surgeon's mate on a...

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Phillips, Thomas

D. T. W. Price.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Surgery. 617 words.

Phillips, Thomas (1760–1851), philanthropist and surgeon, was born on 6 July 1760 in London, the son of Thomas Phillips, an officer in the excise revenue department. The family originated...

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