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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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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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