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Alanson, Edward (1747–1823), surgeon

Margaret DeLacy

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/37101

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Alanson, Edward (1747–1823), surgeon, was born on 23 October 1747 in Newton-le-Willows, Lancashire, the son of John and Margaret Alanson. He was apprenticed to William Pickering, a surgeon to the Liverpool Infirmary, in 1763. In 1768 he went to London and became a house pupil of the surgeon and natural scientist, ...

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Subjects: Surgery

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