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Blair, Robert (1748–1828), surgeon and maker of optical instruments

A. M. Clerke.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Surgery; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 695 words.

Blair, Robert (1748–1828), surgeon and maker of optical instruments, was born at Garvald, Haddingtonshire, the son of the minister Archibald Blair and his wife, Janet Barclay. After...

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Brooke, Charles (1804–1879), surgeon and inventor of measuring instruments

G. C. Boase.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering; Surgery. 786 words.

Brooke, Charles (1804–1879), surgeon and inventor of measuring instruments, only son of the mineralogist and businessman Henry James Brooke (1771–1857), was born on 30 June 1804, in South...

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Oldham, Charles James (1843–1907)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering; Surgery. 3 words.

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Ridley, Sir (Nicholas) Harold Lloyd (1906–2001), ophthalmic surgeon and inventor of the intraocular lens implant

John Winstanley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology; Surgery; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 1353 words.

Ridley, Sir (Nicholas) Harold Lloyd (1906–2001), ophthalmic surgeon and inventor of the intraocular lens implant, was born on 10 July 1906 at Kibworth Beauchamp, near Market Harborough,...

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