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Kennon, Sidney (d. 1754), midwife and collector

P. E. Kell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Obstetrics; Education; Agriculture and Farming. 628 words.

Kennon, Sidney (d. 1754), midwife and collector, whose family background and education are obscure, distinguished herself initially in her services to the royal family, especially to Queen...

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Puxon [née Hale], (Christine) Margaret (1915–2008), gynaecologist, obstetrician, and barrister

Anthony Barton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Gynaecology; Obstetrics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 951 words.

Puxon [née Hale], (Christine) Margaret (1915–2008), gynaecologist, obstetrician, and barrister, was born at 15 High Street, West Bromwich, Staffordshire, on 25 July 1915, the daughter of...

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Read, Grantly Dick- (1890–1959), obstetrician and promoter of natural childbirth

Mary Alvey Thomas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Medicine and Health; Obstetrics. 1323 words.

Read, Grantly Dick- (1890–1959), obstetrician and promoter of natural childbirth, was born at Beccles, Suffolk, on 26 January 1890, the son of Robert John Read (1851–1920), a flour miller...

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Sampson, Agnes (d. 1591), midwife

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Obstetrics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 4 words.

See North Berwick witches

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