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Sinclair, Sir William Japp (1846-1912), obstetrician and gynaecologist

Joan Mottram

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Sinclair, Sir William Japp (1846-1912), obstetrician and gynaecologist, was born on 6 March 1846 at Back-wynd, Forfar, Forfarshire, the fourth of six children of Alexander Sinclair (b. 1809×11), railway gate keeper and afterwards linen weaver, and his wife, Margaret MacLacy (b. 1811/12). He was reared in humble circumstances in Laurencekirk, ...

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