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Newnham, William (1790–1865), general medical practitioner

P. W. J. Bartrip

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Newnham, William (1790–1865), general medical practitioner, was born on 1 November 1790 at Farnham, Surrey, the son of John Newnham, a surgeon apothecary, and his wife, Mary Dowden (1756–1830). He is thought to have attended the grammar school in Farnham. Having decided to pursue a medical career, he studied at ...

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Subjects: Medicine and Health

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